Grilled Shrimp Tacos w/ Sliced Papaya and Mango

April 26, 2013 at 5:07 PM | Posted in fruits, shrimp, tacos, vegetables | 2 Comments
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Today’s Menu: Grilled Shrimp Tacos Sliced Papaya and Mango

 

Spent the morning with Dad at the rehab center. It was another sunny but cool day but they say in the 70’s for the weekend! For dinnerShrimp Tacos 007 a tasty and light meal; Grilled Shrimp Tacos. Instead of using the grill I used a cast iron grill pan. I also cut back on the recipe because I only made 3 Tacos, the recipe I listed below is for 6 Tacos.

 

To prepare the Shrimp you’ll need the following ingredients to make the Marinade; 1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil, 1/4 cup Lime Juice, 2 tablespoons chopped fresh Cilantro, 2 tablespoons McCormick® Gourmet Collection Jalapeño Peppers, Diced, 1 tablespoon Honey, 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Gourmet Collection Garlic Powder, and 1/2 teaspoon Sea Salt. Mix oil, lime juice, cilantro, jalapeño peppers, honey, garlic powder and salt in small bowl with wire whisk. Reserve 1/4 of the marinade. Pour remaining marinade into large resealable bag. Add shrimp; turn to coat well. Refrigerate 15 minutes.

 

Remove shrimp from marinade. Discard any remaining marinade. Grill shrimp over medium heat 2 to 3 minutes per side or until shrimp turn pink. To serve, place 3 shrimp on each tortilla. Top with Lettuce, Black Olives, Diced Mango and Pineapple, and serve immediately. The Shrimp came out incredible! The Marinade just gives it all kinds of flavor. You can use your own favorite Taco toppings, which is what I used. Very good recipe! I also had a small bowl of Sliced Mango and Sliced Papaya on the side. For dessert later a Jello Sugarless Dark Chocolate Pudding.

 

 

 

 

Grilled Shrimp Tacos
Ingredients

(Serves 6)

1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1/4 cup Lime Juice
2 tablespoons chopped fresh Cilantro
2 tablespoons McCormick® Gourmet Collection Jalapeño Peppers, Diced
1 tablespoon Honey
1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Gourmet Collection Garlic Powder
1/2 teaspoon Sea Salt
1 Small can of Sliced Black Olives
Diced Mango and Pineapple
Shredded Lettuce
1 pound Jumbo Shrimp (16 to 20 count), peeled and deveined
6 flour Tortillas (6-inch)
Directions

1. Mix oil, lime juice, cilantro, jalapeño peppers, honey, garlic powder and salt in small bowl with wire whisk. Reserve 1/4 of the marinade. Pour remaining marinade into large resealable bag. Add shrimp; turn to coat well. Refrigerate 15 minutes.
2. Brush 1 side of each tortilla with oil. Grill, oil-side down, over medium heat 2 to 4 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove tortillas; cover with towel to keep warm.
3. Remove shrimp from marinade. Discard any remaining marinade. Grill shrimp over medium heat 2 to 3 minutes per side or until shrimp turn pink.
4. To serve, place 3 shrimp on each tortilla. Top with Lettuce, Black Olives, Diced Mango and Pineapple, and serve immediately.

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