Baja Shrimp Tacos

Ole Restaurant

Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup  mayonnaise
  • chipotle peppers in adobo, stemmed
  •   Zest from 1 lemon
  • 1/2 Cup  buttermilk, plus 1 tablespoon
  •   Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 3 Cups  shredded green cabbage
  • large carrots, shredded
  • 1 Tablespoon  white vinegar
  •   Vegetable oil, for frying
  • 1 1/4 Pound  large shrimp, shelled and deveined
  • 2 Cups  panko breadcrumbs
  • 12  corn tortillas, warmed
  • pickled jalapeños, thinly sliced
  • 1/2  small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 Cup  coarsely chopped cilantro leaves
  • 1/2 Cup  store-bought pesto
  • 2 Tablespoons  toasted sesame seeds
  •   Lime wedges, for serving

While there are always a few extra steps when making Baja fish tacos, this shrimp recipe from Olé Restaurant Group is packed with so many exciting flavors that it can't be missed.

Directions

In a food processor, blend the mayonnaise with the chipotle, 1 tablespoon of buttermilk, and the lemon zest. Season with salt and pepper and refrigerate.

In a large salad bowl,  add  the shredded cabbage and carrots. Season with white vinegar, salt and pepper and set aside.

In a large saucepan, heat 2 1/2 inches of vegetable oil to 350 degrees. In a medium bowl, toss the shrimp with the 1/2 cup of buttermilk. Put the panko in another bowl. Coat each shrimp with the panko and fry in batches until golden, about 2 minutes per batch. Drain on paper towels.

Spoon some of the cabbage into the center of each tortilla and top with 2 fried shrimp. Drizzle with the chipotle mayonnaise, pesto, and sprinkle with some of the pickled jalapeños, red onion, cilantro, and toasted sesame seeds.

Serve with lime wedges.

 

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

1,967 calories

Dietary restrictions:

High Fiber, Low Carb

Daily value:

98%

Servings:

3
  • Fat 467g 718%
  • Carbs 293g 98%
  • Saturated 30g 148%
  • Fiber 44g 177%
  • Trans 3g
  • Sugars 42g
  • Monounsaturated 254g
  • Polyunsaturated 73g
  • Protein 162g 324%
  • Cholesterol 970mg 323%
  • Sodium 3,001mg 125%
  • Calcium 1,476mg 148%
  • Magnesium 590mg 147%
  • Potassium 4,197mg 120%
  • Iron 14mg 78%
  • Zinc 15mg 101%
  • Phosphorus 2,764mg 395%
  • Vitamin A 1,394µg 155%
  • Vitamin C 477mg 795%
  • Thiamin (B1) 1mg 65%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 1mg 52%
  • Niacin (B3) 10mg 49%
  • Vitamin B6 2mg 123%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 225µg 56%
  • Vitamin B12 0µg 5%
  • Vitamin D 1IU 0%
  • Vitamin E 83mg 413%
  • Vitamin K 252µg 315%
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