Garlic Shrimp Tacos

Ingredients

Tacos

  • 4 ounces fresh rock shrimp
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 6 tablespoons chopped fresh peeled garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup peanut oil
  • 1/4 cup butter, diced
  • Additional salt and pepper to taste
  • 8 corn tortillas

Topping

  • 3 medium radishes, grated
  • 1 cup thinly sliced cabbage
  • 1 medium tomato, seeded and diced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, combine shrimp, lime juice, garlic, salt and pepper. Set aside to marinate for 15 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, place flour in a medium bowl.
  3. Remove shrimp from marinade and drain well. Set marinade aside.
  4. Toss shrimp in flour to coat.
  5. Remove shrimp to a separate plate.
  6. Discard any remaining flour.
  7. Heat peanut oil in a medium sauté pan over medium high heat.
  8. Sauté shrimp for 3 minutes.
  9. Add remaining marinade and sauté for another 3 minutes.
  10. Finish off the dish by adding butter and tossing with the shrimp and garlic mixture.
  11. Add additional salt and pepper to taste.
  12. Combine topping ingredients in a small bowl and set aside.
  13. Heat tortillas one at a time in a small, dry sauté pan over high heat, just until hot and softened.
  14. Stack 2 tortillas on top of each other, fill with one-quarter of the shrimp and top with desired amount of topping.
  15. Serve immediately.

Yield: 4 tacos

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