Introducing: Shrimp Tacos & Cajun Margaritas

Cinco de Mayo is one of my favorite excuses to indulge in some delicious tacos and strong margaritas. So, I happily created these amazing shrimp tacos and some deliciously spicy, cajun margaritas!

Shrimp Tacos with Cilantro-Lime Slaw

Cilantro-Lime Slaw Ingredients:

1/4 cup water

1/4 cup oil

1/2 cup green onions (chopped)

2-3 cups radicchio or red cabbage (shredded)

2 limes (juiced)

1/2 cup cilantro (chopped)

3 garlic cloves (minced)

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 cup sour cream

 

Cilantro-Lime Slaw Directions:

  1. Add all ingredients, except sour cream and cabbage, and pulse in food processor until smooth.
  2. Add sour cream. Mix in shredded cabbage.

 

Taco Ingredients:

1 lb. shrimp (peeled/deveined)

1 tsp cumin

1 tsp chili powder

2 tbsp taco seasoning (homemade)

1 tbsp olive oil

2 clove garlic, minced

avocado

 

Directions:

  1. Marinate shrimp in cumin, chili powder, taco seasoning, and garlic. Set for about 20 minutes. (Make slaw during this time!)
  2. Warm larger skillet to medium heat. Sautée shrimp for 5 minutes (or until ready).
  3. To serve: smash spoonful of avocado on tortilla, add shrimp and cilantro-lime slaw.  

Serve with black beans, pico de gallo, and guacamole of course!

 

Cajun Margaritas

Ingredients:

5 oz Tequila

3 oz Triple Sec

1 cup fresh lime juice (about 6 big limes)

1/4 cup water

1  1/2 tsp agave nectar

1/2 tsp Cholula hot sauce

2 cups ice

chili peppers & limes for garnish

 

Directions:

Add tequila, triple sec, lime juice, 1/4 cup water, agave, hot sauce, and ice in blender. Rim glasses with lime and salt before pouring. Garnish with lime and chili peppers.

 

Enjoy!

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