Shrimp Tacos (& the dishwasher debacle)

After returning from the grocery store all ready to cook fish tacos for dinner with the roomie, this is what I opened the door to find:

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Well helllooo there bubbles, welcome to my home!

Maintenance came earlier today to “fix” our broken dishwasher… good job guys!

Needless to say, this posed a bit of a problem when trying to cook dinner, but we put on our rain boots and worked around the bubbles.

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On to the recipe…

Shrimp Tacos with Mango Salsa

The recipe for this mango salsa comes from Bonefish Grill, but I made a couple small changes.

For Mango Salsa:

    • 2 1/2 cups fresh mango (or one 16 oz jar)
    • 1/2 red bell pepper, diced
    • 1/2 cup red onion, diced
    • 1 tsp minced garlic
    • 1 Tbsp olive oil
    • 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper
    • 3 Tbsp juice from jarred mangos
    • 1 Tbsp stevia sweetener
    • 2 scallions, chopped

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Step 1: Dice the mangos and put 2 cups of it in a bowl with the garlic and red pepper. Puree the remaining 1/2 cup and then add to the mixture.

Step 2: Sauté the red onion with the olive oil on low-medium setting for about 2 minutes. Reduce heat to low.

Step 3: Add the mango mixture to the pan with onions, then add all remaining ingredients except for the scallions and cilantro.

Step 4: Allow mixture to warm up (about 4-5 minutes), remove from heat, and top with the scallions and cilantro.

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For the shrimp:

  • 8 whole wheat flour tortillas
  • 1/2 pound peeled deveined shrimp
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tsp Cajun seasoning

Heat the oil and lime juice in a sauté pan on medium heat, add the shrimp and Cajun seasoning, and sauté for about 5 minutes (or until cooked through).

Serve your shrimp tacos with any of your favorite taco toppings. We used additional scallion and cilantro, guacamole, shredded lettuce, and Mexican cheese.

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1 Comment

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One response to “Shrimp Tacos (& the dishwasher debacle)

  1. Jamie Dunst

    You have certainly set a new trend in fashion. Is this the new Spring line?

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