Category: tacos

Tuesday
October 19, 2010

Chipotle Lime Soft Tacos


before my husband and i were married we lived on Santana Row in San Jose, CA. one of our favorite places to eat a quick meal was Wahoos. Wahoos has THE BEST tacos and the Wahoo’s Green Sauce (which has cilantro green dressing) is my favorite! this recipe just totally sparked that memory!

Ingredients:
1 chipotle chili in adobo; chopped
1 TBS olive oil
1 teaspoon cumin
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 lime (juice and zest)
2 tablespoons cilantro; chopped
1 pound shrimp; peeled and deveined

Directions:
1. Mix the chipotle, olive oil, cumin, brown sugar, lime zest, lime juice and cilantro in a bowl and and let marinate for 20 minutes.
2. Skewer the shrimp.
3. Oil up the grill and grill the shrimp until cooked, about 2-3 minutes per side.

Corn & Black Bean Salsa
Ingredients

3 TBS balsamic vinegar
1TBS olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon white sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon Za’atar
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 (15 ounce) can sweet corn, drained
1 red pepper; diced
1 jalapeno; seeded and diced
2 green onion sliced

Directions
1. In a small bowl, mix together balsamic vinegar, oil, salt, sugar, black pepper, cumin, and Za’atar.
2. In a medium bowl, stir together black beans, red pepper, jalapeno, green onions and corn. Toss with vinegar and oil dressing, and garnish with cilantro. Cover, and refrigerate.
recipe and photos from mybakingaddiction.com

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