Recipe courtesy of Roger Mooking
Print
Shrimp and Pork Tacos with Tomato Salsa and Creamed Avocado
Total:
40 min
Prep:
20 min
Cook:
20 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
40 min
Prep:
20 min
Cook:
20 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Shrimp and Pork Filling
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 12 ounces ground pork
  • 1 shallot, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, diced
  • 1 green chile, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 15 (21/25 count) shrimp, shelled, deveined and coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup canned water chestnuts, rinsed, drained and diced
  • Pinch sugar
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro stems
  • Zest and juice of 1 lime
  • Salt
Tomato Salsa
  • 3 plum tomatoes, diced
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • Juice of 1/2 lime
  • 1/4 bunch fresh cilantro, leaves picked and stems chopped
  • Pinch sugar
  • Salt
Creamed Avocado
  • 2 avocados, halved, pitted, peeled and chopped
  • Juice of 2 1/2 limes
  • 1/4 bunch green onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • Salt
Assembling Shrimp and Pork Tacos
  • 8 soft tortilla shells, warmed over grill or in microwave for 30 seconds
  • Fresh cilantro sprigs, for garnish
  • Salt

Directions

For the shrimp and pork filling: In a cast iron pan, heat the vegetable oil over medium heat. Place the pork in the pan and saute until brown and caramelized. Once the pork has browned, add the shallots, garlic, and chiles, cook for 1 to 2 minutes. Add the cumin and smoked paprika and stir. Add the shrimp and stir. Once the shrimp has turned pink, add the water chestnuts and stir. Add the sugar, cilantro stems, lime zest and juice, remove from heat. For the tomato salsa: Put the tomatoes and green onions in a small bowl. Add the lime juice, cilantro leaves and stems and mix. Season the salsa with sugar and salt. For the creamed avocado: Put the avocados in a bowl, add the lime juice and chopped green onion. Add the sugar and sour cream. Mash until the mixture is incorporated. Season with salt. To assemble the shrimp and pork tacos: Place the tortilla shells on a plate. Divide the pork and shrimp filling among the tortilla shells. Spoon the filling in the center of the taco. Spoon the creamed avocado and tomato salsa over the tortilla shells. Garnish with cilantro.

Trending Videos 7 Videos

Get the Recipe

Gabriele's Limoncello 01:28

Gabriele shares his family recipe for a delicious summertime libation.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Grilled Pork Shoulder Steak

Recipe courtesy of Kevin Gillespie

Cindy Pawlcyn's Mongolian Pork Chops

Recipe courtesy of Mustard's Grill

Pork Tenderloin with Chimichurri

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Stuffed Grilled Pork Chops

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Pork Chops with Yuzu-Miso Marinade

Recipe courtesy of The Japanese Grill

Honey Glazed Pork Tenderloin with Fresh Peach Salsa

Recipe courtesy of Laurey's

Kung Pao Shrimp Tacos

Recipe courtesy of Lee Anne Wong

Grilled Shrimp Tacos with Tropical Salsa

Recipe courtesy of Kelsey Nixon

On TV

Unique Eats

8am | 7c

Unique Eats

8:30am | 7:30c

Unique Eats

9am | 8c

Unique Eats

9:30am | 8:30c

Unique Sweets

10am | 9c

Unique Sweets

10:30am | 9:30c

Unique Sweets

11am | 10c

Unique Sweets

11:30am | 10:30c

Extreme Cake Makers

2:30pm | 1:30c

Cake Wars

4pm | 3c

Carnival Kings

5:30pm | 4:30c

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

Good Eats

10pm | 9c

Good 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

Good Eats

2am | 1c

Good Eats

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c

So Much Pretty Food Here