Tequila Shrimp Tacos

10 Minutes
15 Minutes

  • 1 1/2 pound fresh white shrimp (uncooked)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 8 garlic cloves, finely minced
  • 1 medium chile run through hot water, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup of tequila of choice
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 bar of salted butter
  • 12 corn tortillas
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Avocado Salsa:

  • 2 Avocados From Mexico, diced
  • 1 jalapeno chile, deveined and finely chopped
  • ¼ Cup fresh lemon juice
  • zest of a lemon
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • ½ Cup red onion finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro

  • Marinate shrimp in olive oil and salt for approximately 15 minutes before cooking. In a large skillet sauté the shrimp over high heat for 1 minute. Then add the chile and garlic and sauté for another minute.
  • Add the lemon juice and tequila; let it cook for approximately 2-3 minutes over low heat. Then add the cubes of butter, add salt and pepper to taste and let stand for 2 minutes before serving.

Avocado Salsa

  • In a bowl add the avocados, lemon juice, lemon zest, cilantro, onion, jalapeño chili and olive oil .
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • To serve, place a bit of shrimp on a tortilla with avocado sauce on top.

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