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Shrimp Tacos

shrimp tacos


¼ c. olive oil

1 clove garlic, minced

2 T. red onion, diced

1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and diced

1 lb. shrimp, peeled and deveined

¼ c. cilantro, diced

1 ripe mango, peeled, seeded and cut in small cubes

¼ head of cabbage, shredded

8 flour tortillas


Wrap tortillas in aluminum foil and place in oven preheated to 300 degrees F. In a large skillet, add oil and heat until it just begins to simmer (do not overheat!) Sauté garlic until tender and translucent, about 1-2 minutes. Add shrimp and toss with wooden spoon until opaque. Remove from heat and toss with cilantro, onions and jalapeno peppers.. To assemble, place cabbage on each tortilla, top with a large tablespoon of shrimp, add mango cubes and serve. Optional garnishes: guacamole, sour cream or plain, non-fat Greek yogurt, Sriracha.  Serves 4.

Tropical Caprese


1 Ripe mango, peeled and sliced lengthwise

1 ripe papaya, peeled, seeded and sliced

1 ripe avocado, peeled, pitted and sliced

Fresh mozzarella

2 c. Baby spinach


Extra-virgin olive oil

2 T. fresh cilantro, minced


Place about 1/2 cup of baby spinach leaves on a plate.  Add a slice of mango and top it with a slice of fresh mozzarella and a slice of avocado. Arrange wedges of papaya around the edges of the plate.  Squeeze fresh lime juice over the salad and then drizzle with olive oil.  Garnish with fresh cilantro.  Serves 4.

Blackened Chicken Breasts with Mango Salsa

Blackened Chicken Breasts


6 large chicken breast halves

2 T. sweet paprika

2 t. onion powder

1 t. garlic powder

1 t. cayenne pepper

½ t. ground white pepper

1 t. ground black pepper

1½ t. salt

1 t. thyme

1/4 t. cumin

Melted butter


Mix together all seasonings in a glass pie plate.  Coat each chicken breast in seasoning mixture.  Heat cast iron skillet until it begins to smoke.  Dip coated chicken breasts in melted butter and place in skillet.  Cook until blackened on outside and juices run clear.  Serves 6.

Mango Avocado Salsa


1 large mango, peeled and diced into ¼ inch cubes

1 red bell pepper, seeded & diced

2 large avocadoes, diced

1 bunch scallions, sliced (about 2/3 c.)

2 T. fresh cilantro, chopped

2 T. olive oil

1 T. lime juice


Combine all ingredients in medium bowl.  Stir gently to combine.  Serving size: ¼ cup.  Serves 6.