Sunday, April 26, 2015

baja shrimp tacos... 20 minutes

the goods:

1 pound shrimp, peeled, deveined and tail removed
2 teaspoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup sour cream
1 whole chipotle in adobo pepper, chopped
1 teaspoon adobo sauce
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1 small tomato, diced
1 avocado, sliced
1/2 cabbage, sliced
flour tortillas
toppings: avocado slices, diced tomato, hot sauce and lime wedges, for serving

In a large plastic zip-top bag, combine garlic powder, chili powder, black pepper, cayenne pepper, shrimp, and 1 teaspoon olive oil. Mix thoroughly and marinate for 20 minutes. In a small bowl combine mayo, sour cream, chipotle pepper, adobo sauce, and lime juice. Mix well and toss with sliced cabbage; set aside. In a large skillet heat remaining teaspoon of oil over medium heat. Saute shrimp until cooked through, about 5 minutes. To serve: fill flour tortillas with shrimp, cabbage, tomatoes, avocadoes, and a drizzling of hot sauce.

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