Florida Shrimp and Beef Taco Recipe, Simple and Delicious

September 5, 2020

by: Staff, Fresh From Flroida

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. – Florida Shrimp and Beef Tacos are easy to make and simply amazing. Enjoy this recipe and email us a picture of your dish to admin@tampafp.com.

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INGREDIENTS

Skewer Marinade and Sauce

½ cup olive oil 2 tablespoons fresh garlic, minced

1 teaspoon cumin

1 teaspoon chili powder

2 tablespoons lime juice

¼ cup fresh cilantro

Sea salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste

Beef Skewers

24 ounces Florida beef (tenderloin, sirloin or your favorite cut of beef) cut into 1-inch cubes

2 large Florida bell peppers (your favorite color), cut into 1-inch squares

2 large onions cut into

1-inch squares

8 bamboo skewers (soaked in water for 1 hour) or metal skewers

Cooking oil spray for grilling

Sea salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste

Shrimp Skewers

1 pound large Florida shrimp, peeled and deveined with tail on

2 large Florida bell peppers (your favorite color), cut into 1-inch squares

2 large onions cut into 1-inch squares

8 bamboo skewers (soaked in water for 1 hour) or metal skewers

Cooking oil spray for grilling

Sea salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste

PREPARATION

Skewer Marinade and Sauce Combine olive oil, garlic, cumin, chili powder, cilantro and lime juice in a blender and puree until smooth. Use half of the marinade on the raw skewers. Taste marinade and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper. Use the reserved marinade as a sauce. Beef Skewers Make skewers by alternating the beef, peppers and onions. Lightly season the assembled skewers with salt and pepper. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.

Lightly spray the skewers with the cooking oil spray and place onto the grill, cook to desired temperature. When done, remove from the grill and let rest for five minutes; serve warm. Shrimp Skewers Make skewers by alternating the shrimp, peppers and onions. Lightly season the assembled skewers with salt and pepper. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat. Lightly spray the skewers with the cooking oil spray and place onto the grill; cook until the shrimp are just done. Tacos To serve as tacos remove the meat from the skewers, place into hard shell or soft shell tacos. Serve with fresh salsa, Florida avocado, and shredded lettuce.

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