Tequila Shrimp Tacos
Serves:6Calories:550kcal
INGREDIENTS
  • 11/2 pound fresh white shrimp uncooked
  • 1/4 Cup of olive oil
  • 8 cloves of garlic finely minced
  • 1 medium chile run through hot water seeded and finely chopped
  • 1/2 Cup of tequila of choice
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 bar of salted butter.
  • 12 corn tortillas
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • AVOCADO SALSA
  • 2 Avocados From Mexico diced
  • 1 jalapeño chile deveined and finely chopped
  • 1/4 Cup fresh lemon juice
  • zest of a lemon
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1/2 Cup red onion finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro
DIRECTIONS
  1. Marinate shrimp in olive oil and salt for approx. 15 minutes before cooking. In a large skillet sauté the shrimp over high heat for 1 minute.
  2. Then add the chile and garlic and sauté for another minute.
  3. Add lemon juice and tequila and let it cook for approx 2-3 minutes over low heat. Then add the cubes of butter, add salt and pepper to taste and let stand for 2 minutes before serving.
  4. AVOCADO SALSA
  5. In a bowl add the avocados, lemon juice, lemon zest, cilantro, onion, jalapeño chili and olive oil. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  6. To serve, place a bit of shrimp on a tortilla with avocado sauce on top.
Nutrition Facts
Tequila Shrimp Tacos
Amount Per Serving
Calories 550 Calories from Fat 288
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 32g 49%
Total Carbohydrates 34g 11%
Protein 28g 56%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
DIRECTIONS
  1. Marinate shrimp in olive oil and salt for approx. 15 minutes before cooking. In a large skillet sauté the shrimp over high heat for 1 minute.
  2. Then add the chile and garlic and sauté for another minute.
  3. Add lemon juice and tequila and let it cook for approx 2-3 minutes over low heat. Then add the cubes of butter, add salt and pepper to taste and let stand for 2 minutes before serving.
  4. AVOCADO SALSA
  5. In a bowl add the avocados, lemon juice, lemon zest, cilantro, onion, jalapeño chili and olive oil. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  6. To serve, place a bit of shrimp on a tortilla with avocado sauce on top.
Nutrition Facts
Tequila Shrimp Tacos
Amount Per Serving
Calories 550 Calories from Fat 288
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 32g 49%
Total Carbohydrates 34g 11%
Protein 28g 56%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.