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Quick Rick Bayless Shrimp Taco

October 24, 2013

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Do you need a quick weeknight dinner idea? This is my new go-to!!! I feel like I’m cheating by using a pre-packaged sauce however, this is Rick Bayless…why mess with perfection? I’m lucky to be in the same city where I can sample the genius of Bayless’ moles and other sauces. Many of his moles take a multitude of ingredients and lots and lots of time to make. SAVE yourself. This key-lime cilantro taco skillet sauce and shrimp will have your meal on the table within 15 minutes.

Shrimp Tacos

1 onion, thinly sliced

1 poblano chili, thinly sliced

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 pound medium shrimp, peeled deveined

1 pouch Frontera sauce

Garnish: avocado, sour cream, cilantro, lime zest

Heat 1 tablespoon oil and saute onion and poblano pepper til soft. About 4 minutes. Remove top plate. Add 1 tablespoon oil to skillet and add shrimp. Cook until opaque about 3-4 minutes. Combine onion mixture and sauce to pan. Heat til warm. Heat tortillas, add shrimp mixture. Garnish with avocado, sour cream, cilantro and lime zest.

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10 Comments leave one →
  1. Carol permalink
    October 24, 2013 7:45 am

    Sounds good. Where you get the sauce pouch?

    • shreddedsprout permalink
      October 24, 2013 7:58 am

      Most grocery stores carry the line. Jewel, Dominicks and Heinens locally.

  2. October 24, 2013 8:00 am

    Quick and easy – exactly what we need over here! Going to give this a go.

    • shreddedsprout permalink
      October 24, 2013 8:05 am

      It’s perfect for you guys! Wine date soon?

  3. Cindy permalink
    October 24, 2013 2:39 pm

    I love your blog! A good “go to” place for new recipe ideas. Your photography is wonderful and I like the step by step instructions (with photos). This recipe is especially appealing since I don’t have much time for cooking these days.

    • shreddedsprout permalink
      October 24, 2013 3:31 pm

      Thanks Cindy! How about dinner with the kids?

      • Cindy permalink
        October 25, 2013 7:59 am

        Sounds great! Let’s try to pin them down. If dinner won’t work, maybe a weekend brunch?

  4. Cindy permalink
    October 27, 2013 6:23 pm

    I made this recipe Friday night. It was so good I made it again today. Jason does his wash here on Sundays and I knew he’d love it. I was right!

  5. Judy L permalink
    April 30, 2014 6:49 pm

    This is so simple and so delicious. Thank you, Tina!

    • shreddedsprout permalink*
      April 30, 2014 8:24 pm

      Thanks Judy!! It’s our weeknight go-to!

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