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Saturday, June 26, 2010

Julie's Spicy Shrimp Taco's

Halle and I went to Cafe Rio and she ordered their "Shrimp Taco", which is SO delicious! She requested that I step out of my comfort zone and try to make them for her birthday dinner (I think that was asking a bit much from me...but I did it anyway). It was a huge stretch for me since I had only tasted them ONCE...and just a bite at that. I did my best...BUT I will have to say that these probably DO NOT classify as a MOCK recipe...but they are very good nonetheless. I love them...I love everything I post on here or it wouldn't be on here...but thats beside the point. GIVE these a shot. They are really easy and leave you asking for MORE!

Julie's Spicy Shrimp Taco's

1-2 lb. Large frozen shrimp, peeled, deveined and cooked (the amount depends on how
many people you are cooking for. I made 2 lb. for 6 people and had a very small dish left over)
3 T. butter
1 package taco seasoning

Taco Shells (I used my recipe for Buttermilk Taco's found HERE
mexican rice (steamed rice + taco seasoning...mix together and heat...YUM)
red onions, diced
grated cheese

Dressing (we used the Mock Cafe Rio Dressing recipe found HERE)

Thaw shrimp and drain water. Melt butter and saute' shrimp until hot. (You will need to drain water from shrimp periodically while you are cooking it) When shrimp is hot, add 1 package of taco seasoning (put on desired amount, I only used 1/2 of a package, but if you like it spicier use the entire thing...I like mine really spicy but there are a few in my family that don't, thats why I only used 1/2 of the package). Fill taco shells with desired amount of meat and mexican rice. Top with tomatoes, avocado's, diced red onions and grated cheese and your favorite dressing (we used a Mock Cafe Rio Dressing)

Happy Cooking~

1 comment:

  1. On the link to the Cafe Rio Dressing, it's to the pork recipe. Is the dressing the House Cilantro Dressing? I wasn't sure. Thanks!