Garlicky Shrimp-Cilantro Tacos (Tacos De Camarones Al Mojo De Aj

“This is party food from the Cinco de Mayo Party article in Sunset magazine. Recipe courtesy Thomas Schnetz the owner of a popular Oakland restaurant. If you like garlic, and you like shrimp, you'll love this recipe!”
READY IN:
35mins
SERVES:
8
YIELD:
16 tacos
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a large frying pan over high heat. Add onions and chilies and cook, stirring frequently, until onions are lightly browned, about 10 minutes. Pour vegetables into a bowl and set aside.
  2. Melt butter in same frying pan over medium-high heat, add garlic, and stir until sizzling, about 1 minute.
  3. Add half of shrimp to pan. Stir until shrimp are bright pink and no longer wet looking in thickest part (cut to test), about 3-5 minutes; transfer shrimp to bowl with reserved vegetables.
  4. Add remaining shrimp to pan and cook as above, then return cooked shrimp and vegetables to a pan and stir everything together until hot, 2 to 3 minutes. Add cilantro and salt to taste.
  5. Serve shrimp in a large bowl with tortillas accompanied by lime wedges to squeeze over the top.

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