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Blackened Shrimp Tacos


Made with pan fried shrimp, tThis recipe is easy to make and a nice change to the usual ground beef in a taco.




12 large shrimp, deveined

3 tsp olive oil

1-2 tsp of Tunisian Harissa powder (to taste)

4 small corn tortillas

1 medium tomato, diced

4 tsp. yogurt or sour cream

1 avocado, cut into thin slices

1 lime

1 green onion, chopped

4 TBSP grated cheese, any kind

1 handfull cilantro, chopped coarsely

1 leaf lettuce, shedded (optional)




Heat 2 tsp oil in skillet on high heat. Peel shrimp. Mix with remaining oil and1 to 2 tsp Tunisian Harissa powderand zest of 1 lime . When shrimp are coated and skiilet is hot, saute shrimp for 3-4 minutes. Remove from heat. Add juice of 1 lime. 


Heat a clean skillet at medium setting. Warm tortillas for a few minutes on each side. Fill each tortilla with 3 shrimp topped with cheese, diced tomatoes, a slice of aocado, green onion,  letteuce, sour cream or yogurt and top with cilantro.


Serves 2.


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