Shrimp Tacos – Dinner – Recipes


Shrimp Tacos
Serves 4-6


1 pound medium shrimp, deveined and peeled
3-4 tablespoons Mexican Spice Blend (recipe below)
12 corn tortillas
8 ounces Monterey Jack cheese, grated
3 avocados, peeled and sliced
4 green onions, sliced
6 ounces grape tomatoes, sliced in half
Garnish with fresh chopped cilantro and lime wedges

In a large bowl toss together the prepared shrimp and Mexican spice blend, set aside.  Heat a grill pan and lightly spray with non-stock cooking spray or lightly brush grill pan with blended oil.  Cook shrimp for 2-3 minutes on each side.  Remove from heat.

Using a gas cook top on medium heat lightly heat each corn tortilla for 5 seconds directly over the flame.

Place tortillas on a large platter and top each one with the grilled shrimp, Jack cheese, avocados, green onions, tomatoes and garnish with the cilantro and lime wedges.

Mexican Spice Blend


4 teaspoons chili powder
2 teaspoons Mexican paprika or regular
1 ½ teaspoons kosher salt
1 teaspoon ground coriander
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 teaspoons fresh ground coffee
2 teaspoons sugar

In a small bowl mix together all the ingredients.

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