Sunday, August 31, 2014

Grilled Shrimp Tacos ™

This is perfect for summer or anytime. 

1- 1 1/2 lb shrimp approx
1 lime: juice and zest
1/8 - 1/4 tsp each: salt, pepper (to taste)
1/8 tsp red pepper flakes (optional)
1 - 2 T olive oil
1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
1 T tequila
1 clove garlic crushed
 1/4 tsp fresh parsley or cilantro
 8 - 12 soft tortillas (flour or corn)
3/4  c each approx.: shredded lettuce, shredded cheese, diced tomatoes, 
1/2 c sour cream.

Combine ingredients in a bowl. Toss to coat shrimp. Marinate for 15 - 20 minutes in refrigerator.

Warm tortillas in microwave for 10-30 seconds or until warm.

Heat grill pan to medium high heat. Lower heat to medium, and add shrimp. Cook shrimp on one side for 3 min or until it turns pink. Turn shrimp over and cook on remainder side for 3 minutes or until done.

To serve:  spoon some shrimp into warmed tortillas. Top with your favorite toppings, fold tortilla in half over fillings and enjoy.

Serves 4 - 6.

Friday, August 22, 2014

D.J's Green Goodness Dip ™

This perfect for summer, game day or anytime.

1 avocado, mashed
1/8 tsp of salt 
1/8 tsp olive oil 
1/8 cup cilantro
1/4 cup of green onions 
1 lemon wedge squeezed 
1 -1/2 T sour cream
Slice and mash one avocado into bowl.

Add: salt, olive oil, cilantro, green onions into bowl.

Squeeze one lemon wedge into bowl.

Add 1 - 1/2 T of sour cream.  Mix and served chilled. 

Best served with nacho cheese tortilla chips.