Monday, August 29, 2011

Recipe of the Week - Shrimp Taco's

Shrimp Taco's! 

A new family favorite! 
Thanks Beth for giving us your 2 lb bag of shrimp when you moved!

Tortilla shells (we use small tortilla shells)
Chopped Letuce
Rice (Copycat recipe below for Chipotle's Rice!)
Shrimp (recipe found below)
Sour Cream

Combine above, roll up and ENJOY!

Chipotle Copycat Lime Rice Recipe 

Find the recipe HERE!!!
Total Time: 30 mins
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time:25 mins

Ingredients: Servings:4

  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil or 1 teaspoon butter
  • 2 teaspoons fresh cilantro
  • 2/3 cup white basmati rice
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 lime


  1. In a 2-quart heavy saucepan, heat oil or butter over low heat, stirring occasionally until melted.
  2. Add rice and lime juice, stir for 1 minute.
  3. Add water and salt, bring to a full rolling boil.(Some people have had success with 1 cup of water, but when I've made it with 2 it worked for me).
  4. At boiling, cover, turn down to simmer over low heat until rice is tender and the water is absorbed, about 25 minutes.
  5. Add in the cilantro and fluff rice with a fork.

Cilantro Lime Shrimp

Gina's Weight Watcher Recipes
4 • Serving Size: 6 oz Points: 4 pts
Calories: 197.3 • Fat: 4.1g Protein: 35.9 g Carb: 2.4 g Fiber: 0.1 g
Find the recipe HERE!
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 2 lb shrimp, shelled and deviened
  • 6 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 lime
  • salt and pepper
Heat a large frying pan on medium-high heat. Add oil to the pan, when hot add shrimp. Season with salt and pepper. When the shrimp is cooked on one side, about 2 minutes, turn over and add garlic. Sauté another minute or two until shrimp is cooked, careful not to overcook. Remove from heat. Squeeze lime all over shrimp and toss with cilantro. Serve hot!

I have linked this post up at :thehowtomommy!
Tasty Thursdays

1 comment:

The How To Mommy said...

That looks amazing! I've tried the rice and mine always ends up super sticky. Do you have any advice to make it look pretty like yours?

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