Recipe courtesy of The Shrimp Pimp
Show: Eat St.
Episode: 'Gator Time
Print
Total:
1 hr 25 min
Active:
45 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Topping:
  • 1 cup julienned carrots
  • 1 cup julienned daikon radish
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and julienned
  • 1 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
Sauce:
  • 1/4 cup chopped scallions
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons corn oil
  • 2 tablespoons dry sherry
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
Tacos:
  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 4 corn tortillas
  • Fresh cilantro leaves, for serving
  • Orange slices, for serving
  • For the topping: Toss together the carrots, daikon and jalapenos in a bowl. Set aside. 

Directions

Bring a pot of water to boil. Add the vegetables and let boil for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and drop into a bowl of ice water to stop the cooking. Mix together the orange juice, lime juice, vinegar and sugar, add the vegetables and refrigerate for 30 minutes to 1 hour.

For the sauce: Combine the scallions, soy sauce, corn oil, sherry, vinegar, ginger, sugar, garlic and 2 tablespoons water in a large skillet over medium heat. Simmer until the marinade starts to bubble. Mix in the cornstarch, a little at a time, whisking to prevent any lumps. 

For the tacos: Rinse the shrimp under cold water and pat dry. Add to the skillet with the marinade and simmer until cooked through, 3 to 4 minutes. 

Cover the tortillas with a damp towel and microwave on high for 15 to 20 seconds. 

Spoon the shrimp and sauce onto the tortillas and add the vegetable topping. Top with cilantro and an orange slice.

This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional. It has not been tested for home use.

Trending Videos 7 Videos

Lighter Chocolate Brownies 02:54

These fudgy chocolate brownies are surprisingly low in fat and calories.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Drunken Spaghetti

Recipe courtesy of David Rocco

Braised Pork Tacos

Recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray

Shredded Pork and Pineapple Tacos

Recipe courtesy of Kelsey Nixon

Sizzling Shrimp Santorini

Recipe courtesy of Papa Cristo's

Cajun Shrimp Po' Boys

Recipe courtesy of Kelsey Nixon

Shrimp Fried Rice

Recipe courtesy of Justine Simmons

Turkey Tacos

Recipe courtesy of Matt Armendariz

Chili-Rubbed Steak Tacos

Recipe courtesy of Ellie Krieger

On TV

Holy & Hungry

7:30am | 6:30c

Holy & Hungry

8:30am | 7:30c

Holy & Hungry

9:30am | 8:30c

Cheap Eats

10am | 9c

Cheap Eats

10:30am | 9:30c

Cheap Eats

11am | 10c

Cheap Eats

11:30am | 10:30c

Unique Eats

12pm | 11c

Unique Eats

12:30pm | 11:30c

Unique Eats

1pm | 12c

Unique Eats

1:30pm | 12:30c

Good Eats

2pm | 1c

Good Eats

2:30pm | 1:30c

Carnival Eats

6:30pm | 5:30c

Carnival Eats

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Carnival Eats

8pm | 7c

Carnival Eats

8:30pm | 7:30c

Carnival Eats

9:30pm | 8:30c

Carnival Eats

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Carnival Eats

12am | 11c

Carnival Eats

12:30am | 11:30c

Carnival Eats

1am | 12c

Carnival Eats

1:30am | 12:30c

Carnival Eats

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c

Trending Videos

So Much Pretty Food Here