Recipe: Tequila Shrimp Tacos

Today is National Shrimp Day and to celebrate we are sharing a fantastic shrimp taco recipe from Taceaux Loceaux, a “Crazy Good”, New Orleans food truck.

Tequila Shrimp Tacos

Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: 5 minutes | Yield: 4 tacos

Tequila Shrimp Tacos Taceaux LoceauxINGREDIENTS:

2 lbs shrimp, shelled and deveined
3/4 c olive oil
Juice of 2 lemons
Juice of 2 oranges
1 shot quality tequila
3 cloves garlic
2 chipotle peppers
1 1/2 tsp salt
Skewers (if grilling)

DIRECTIONS:

Combine ingredients except shrimp and pulse in blender until garlic and chipotle peppers are fully blended.
Pour mixture over shrimp and marinate for 30 minutes.
If grilling, skewer shrimp and grill 1-2 minutes, each side.
If sautéing, heat pan to medium-high, add shrimp and cook 3-4 minutes or until cooked through.
Serve with warm corn tortillas, cilantro, sour cream, lime and your favorite salsa

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Richard is an architect by degree (Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, Michigan) who began his career in real estate development and architectural planning. In September of 2010 he created Mobile Cuisine Magazine to fill an information void he found when he began researching how to start a mobile hotdog cart in Chicago. Richard found that there was no central repository of mobile street food information anywhere on the internet, and with that, the idea for MCM was born.

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