Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Avocado Salsa

Tacos Recipes For Chefs

Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Avocado Salsa
Nutrition Facts
Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Avocado Salsa
Amount Per Serving 6
Calories 1020 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 65g 83%
Saturated Fat 15g 73%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 315mg 105%
Sodium 3170mg 138%
Potassium 1580mg 83%
Total Carbohydrates 70g 26%
Dietary Fiber 16g 56%
Sugar 9g  
Protein 44g 0%
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 30%
Iron 30%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Ingredients

  • 12 EA Flour tortillas
  • 3 c Avocado Pico de Gallo Salsa
  • 48 EA Spicy Shrimp
  • 2 c Creamy Cilantro Sauce
  • 2 EA Avocados From Mexico, fresh, diced small
  • 12 EA Lime wedges, fresh
  • Spicy Shrimp
  • 1/4 c Olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp Garlic, fresh, minced
  • 1 tsp Chili powder, ground
  • 1 tsp Cumin, ground
  • 1 tsp Onion powder, ground
  • 1/2 tsp Kosher salt, prepared
  • 2 lbs Shrimp, P&D, Tlon, 21/25
  • 1 Tbdsp Lime juice, fresh
  • Avocado Pico de Gallo Salsa
  • 12 oz Roma tomatoes, diced small
  • 6 oz Yellow onion, diced small
  • 2 oz Jalapeño peppers, minced
  • 2 EA Avocados From Mexico, fresh, diced small
  • 1 Tbsp Lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp Kosher salt
  • Creamy Cilantro Sauce
  • 1/4 c Cilantro, fresh, chopped fine
  • 2 c Sour cream, prepared
  • 1/2 c Heavy mayonnaise, prepared
  • 1/4 c Cilantro, fresh, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp Lime juice
  • 1/4 tsp Kosher salt

Instructions

    Creamy Cilantro Sauce
  1. Place all ingredients into a mixing bowl and whisk to a smooth consistency.
  2. Place sauce into a clean container. Place plastic wrap on top of sauce and press down firmly, covering with a lid and storing as per HACCP. Serve as needed.
    Avocado Pico de Gallo Salsa
  1. Place all ingredients in a mixing bowl, gently tossing to evenly coat.
  2. Remove from bowl and place in container with lid. Refrigerate until needed for up to 24 hours. Serve as needed.
    Spicy Shrimp
  1. In a mixing bowl, combine all ingredients except for shrimp. Whisk together until well combined and set aside.
  2. Add the shrimp to the marinade and allow to marinate for 15 minutes or up to 24 hours.
  3. Heat a large heavy duty or cast iron skillet on high heat for 2 minutes. Once hot, turn burner to medium high heat.
  4. Remove the shrimp from the marinade and add to the skillet. Cook until pink and cooked through, approximately 5 minutes.
  5. Turn off heat and finish with lime juice. Serve as needed.
    Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Avocado Salsa
  1. In a large skillet, heat tortillas until lightly toasted and remove from heat.
  2. On a work surface, lay tortillas down and evenly distribute avocado salsa.
  3. Top with 4 shrimp each and drizzle with creamy cilantro sauce.
  4. Top with diced avocado and serve with lime wedges.
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Nutrition Facts
Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Avocado Salsa
Amount Per Serving 6
Calories 1020 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 65g 83%
Saturated Fat 15g 73%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 315mg 105%
Sodium 3170mg 138%
Potassium 1580mg 83%
Total Carbohydrates 70g 26%
Dietary Fiber 16g 56%
Sugar 9g  
Protein 44g 0%
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 30%
Iron 30%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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