These super amazing honey-chipotle shrimp tacos are a delicious combination of flavours and involve the crunchiness of tacos and juicy flavours of shrimp. Nothing can be better than the sweetness of honey with the spicy and salty tanginess of the shrimps with leafy and green stuff. Shrimps are always a delight to munch upon if they are fresh and that you will probably get when you work hard to reach up to the leading shrimp exporters.
- Adobo sauce from 1 can chipotle chillies -2 tablespoon
- Honey -2 tablespoon
- Peeled and deveined shrimp – 1lb
- Mayonnaise – 1/2cup
- Small garlic clove -2
- Onion -1
- Corn tortillas – 8
- Cilantro leaves with tender stem -1 cup
- Green cabbage -1/4
- Lime -1
- Vegetable oil -2 tablespoon
- Salt as per taste
Stir 2 tablespoon adobo sauce and 2 tablespoon honey in a medium bowl until combined. Add 1 lb. peeled shrimp and season them with salt. Toss them till the shrimps are evenly coated with the sauce. Set them aside while you prepare your toppings.
In a small bowl add 1/2 cup mayonnaise with 2 tablespoon water. Grate 2 garlic cloves into the bowl and season with salt and give it a good mix.
Thinly chop ¼ head of the cabbage into very thin strips. Ahead of it chop the cilantro. Peel and slice them in half lengthwise.
Cut 1 lime in half and squeeze out the juice from both halves into another small bowl. Add sliced onion and a pinch of salt. Massage with your hands until onions begin to soften.
Heat a large non-stick pan over medium heat. Working one at a time, warm tortillas on the pan until pliable and starts to darken, 30-45 seconds per side. Transfer tortillas to a piece of foil and wrap tightly to keep warm.
Return back to the pan again to a medium heat and pour in 2 tablespoon oil. Once the oil begins to shimmer add shrimp mixture and cook, stirring occasionally until shrimps turn pinkish in colour.
You are now done with all the preparation work, now it is time to prep up with the platting process. Unwrap tortillas and build tacos by adding shrimps, cabbage, garlic, crème, cilantro and onions and serve them hot.
Experiment with the shrimps with this new combination of sweetness engrossed in the shrimps you can give the recipe your own personal version and innovative touch to it by adding your own favourite choice of stuff. You can also use beetroot with cabbage for over the tacos. But one thing you should never compromise in the shrimps; that is their quality and freshness. Do reach up to the best and leading shrimp and prawn exporters for a wonderful and enhanced taste of your dish.