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Easiest Way to Make Perfect Shrimp Tacos

Shrimp Tacos – This recipe is great for when you have no idea what to cook. You can cook Shrimp Tacos using 19 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Shrimp Tacos

  1. Prepare 6 of shrimp (peeled, deviened, raw).
  2. You need 3 clove of garlic, finely chopped.
  3. You need 1/4 tsp of paprika.
  4. Prepare 2 of soft taco tortillas.
  5. You need 1 tbsp of olive oil.
  6. It’s 1 tbsp of butter.
  7. Prepare of salt.
  8. Prepare of ground black pepper.
  9. Prepare of Fixins.
  10. It’s 3/4 cup of cabbage, finely shredded (lettuce is cool too if you prefer!).
  11. You need 1/2 of tomato, chopped.
  12. It’s 1 tbsp of red onion, finely chopped.
  13. You need 1/4 cup of instant white rice.
  14. It’s of Sauce.
  15. You need 1 1/2 tbsp of mayonnaise.
  16. It’s 1 tbsp of sour cream.
  17. Prepare 1 tsp of milk.
  18. Prepare 1/4 of ground cumin.
  19. It’s pinch of ground black pepper.

Shrimp Tacos Instructions

  1. Chop up your cabbage, tomato, red onion, garlic, and prep any fixins (black beans and/or cilantro might be a nice addition!)
  2. Combine all ingredients for the sauce (mayonnaise, sour cream, milk, cumin, pepper)
  3. Cook white rice according to directions. 1 serving is plenty for this recipe – cook as much as you need if you are making a larger portion.
  4. Heat olive oil and butter in a saute pan on med-low until bubbly. Add chopped garlic and paprika and let cook an additional 2-3 minutes or until fragrant but not browning.
  5. Add in shrimp and lightly salt and pepper. Cook 3-5 minutes or until it starts looking pink on one side and then flip. Lightly salt and pepper again and cook another 3-5 minutes until shrimp is cooked through. Flip another couple times to get both sides nice and cooked through.
  6. Get your tacos ready! Heat for 15 seconds to warm, then add chopped cabbage and rice. Place 3 shrimps on each taco. Top with tomato, red onion, and white cumin sauce. (and hot sauce if you like!)