Shrimp tacos with cilantro sauce

Simple easy and fast. This is the definition of this recipe. Ideal for a night after a long day of work accompany with a cold beer.

Shrimp tacos with cilantro sauce

Shrimp tacos with cilantro sauce

4 servings


  • 3 cups fresh shrimp
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 tsp butter
  • 8 tortillas

Shrimp tacos with cilantro sauce

Cilantro Sauce
Total Kitchen Time: 5 minutes. Makes 1 cup.

  • 1/2 cup packed cilantro leaves
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 garlic cloves, grated
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • a chile serrano or jalapeno (to taste)
  • Spice Blend (the favorite, to your taste)

Combine all ingredients and salt in a food processor or blender and puree until mostly smooth.

Shrimp tacos with cilantro sauce

Cook the shrimp with a teaspoon of olive oil and a teaspoon of butter. When are pink, add the cilantro sauce. Heat tortilla on a pan, one by one. Place two tablespoons cilantro shrimp with sauce on a tortilla.
Serve and accompany with a cold beer!

Note: If you prefer, you can do this Spice Blend:

Mexican Spice Blend

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon crushed chicken bouillon cube
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin

Mix all together.

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