Spicy Garlic Cilantro Lime Shrimp Tacos

Colossal Shrimp take these shrimp tacos to a whole new level of flavor!

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Spicy Garlic Cilantro Lime Shrimp Tacos

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb Legal Sea Foods Colossal Naked Shrimp
  • 1 cup cilantro leaves
  • 1 cup green onions
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 5 garlic cloves
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • Juice from 4 limes
  • Cole slaw mix
  • Seasonings: salt, pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, smoked paprika, cayenne, chili powder
  • Corn tortillas
  • Cotija Cheese for topping
  • Avocado for spread

Instructions:

Shrimp:

  • Peel off the tails of the shrimp.  Season the shrimp with salt, pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, smoked paprika, cayenne, & chili powder (any blackening seasoning or chili lime will also work well).
  • Cook the shrimp for a few minutes per side on a hot griddle or pan, flip after 2-3 minutes or to desired taste.
  • Toast Corn Tortillas on the pan or griddle that was used.

Spicy Garlic Cilantro Lime Sauce:

  • Place the cilantro, green onions, olive oil, garlic cloves, sour cream and lime juice into a food processor and blend until creamy.

Taco Assembly:

  • Combine about half of the spicy garlic cilantro lime sauce in a bowl with the coleslaw mix, and coat thoroughly.
  • Separately, mash the avocados to make a spread.
  • Place the toasted corn tortillas on a plate. Layer them with the avocado spread, slaw mix, blackened shrimp, and top with cotija cheese. 
  • Finish these off with a drizzle of the leftover spicy garlic cilantro lime sauce.
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