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Chili Lime Shrimp Street Tacos With Orange Pico De Gallo And Avocado Crema


Have I mentioned how much I love tacos?? I do believe that tacos are one of my most favorite foods.
They are so versatile, you can use so many different fillings, different meats, fish, veggies, different tortillas or even use a lettuce leaf in place of the tortillas. The options are endless as well as the flavors.

You could probably make a different taco for every day of the year. Hmmm, I may be on to something there. I might have to make that my pet project.

But for now, here is a recipe that I cooked up just in time to share for Cinco de Mayo. The shrimp are super flavorful but not spicy hot. The Orange Pico De Gallo is a cool and citrusy sweet salsa and the avocado crema is creamy and so yummy. The crema would make an excellent party dip for veggies, pretzels or chips.

Happy Cinco de Mayo and Happy Eating!





Chili Lime Shrimp Street Tacos
  • 1 pound medium raw shrimp peeled and deveined and tails removed( I used 21/30 size)
  • 1/8 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  1. Place cleaned/thawed shrimp in a ziploc bag. In a bowl whisk together remaining ingredients and pour over shrimp. Seal bag and massage to coat shrimp. marinate 30 minutes to an hour. In a non-stick pan over medium heat cook shrimp in marinade until just cooked through. Do not overcook or shrimp will become rubbery. remove shrimp from pan and place in a bowl. Bring marinade in pan to a boil and then pour over shrimp. Serve in warm tortillas with Pico de Gallo and Avocado Crema.
Avocado Crema
  • 1 8- ounce container sour cream
  • 1 hass avocado cut into chunks
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  1. In the bowl of a food processor or blender add all ingredients and blend until smooth and creamy. Scraping sides of bowl occasionally. Serve


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