Margarita Shrimp Tacos
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: chili lime, fresh, taco
Servings: 4
Author: Ella @ thewackyspoon.com
Ingredients
Coleslaw:
  • 1 small green cabbage, chopped
  • 1 small purple cabbage, shredded
  • 3 carrots, peeled and shredded
  • 1/2 bunch fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 2 green onions, sliced
Dressing:
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 lime juiced
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • Salt, to taste
Shrimp:
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped
  • 24 large shrimp, shelled and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons tequila
  • 1 tablespoon orange-flavored liqueur
  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon chili lime seasoning
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, combine the coleslaw ingredients. In a separate bowl whisk all the dressing ingredients. Pour dressing over the coleslaw a bit at a time until all the cabbage is coated, but not soaked. Set in refrigerator until ready to use.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet. When hot add the garlic, parsley, and shrimp. Sauté for 5 minutes. Add the lime juice, tequila, and liqueur; continue cooking for 3 – 4 minutes, or until the shrimp is pink in color. Stir in the butter and stir until melted. Remove from heat.
  3. Spoon tacos into a floured tortilla shell, top with the coleslaw mix, and enjoy!