Tequila Shrimp Tacos

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Nutrition Facts
Tequila Shrimp Tacos
Amount Per Serving 6
Calories 550 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 32g 49%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 205mg 68%
Sodium 230mg 10%
Potassium 0mg 49%
Total Carbohydrates 34g 11%
Dietary Fiber 8g 32%
Sugar 2g  
Protein 28g 0%
Vitamin A 6%
Vitamin C 40%
Calcium 20%
Iron 8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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

Instructions

  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.

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Nutrition Facts
Tequila Shrimp Tacos
Amount Per Serving 6
Calories 550 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 32g 49%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 205mg 68%
Sodium 230mg 10%
Potassium 0mg 49%
Total Carbohydrates 34g 11%
Dietary Fiber 8g 32%
Sugar 2g  
Protein 28g 0%
Vitamin A 6%
Vitamin C 40%
Calcium 20%
Iron 8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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