Shrimp Tacos Baja California Style
Shrimp Tacos Baja California Style
These tacos are crunchy, tangy, zesty - just perfect!
Shrimp Tacos Baja California Style
Shrimp Tacos Baja California Style
These tacos are crunchy, tangy, zesty - just perfect!
Servings Prep Time
4servings 10minutes
Cook Time
15minutes
Servings Prep Time
4servings 10minutes
Cook Time
15minutes
Ingredients
For the Chipotle Mayo Sauce
  • 1cup Mayonnaise
  • 4tablespoons chipotle peppersplus 2 tablespoons adobo sauce (the liquid the peppers are packed with)
  • 1teaspoon salt
For the Shrimp
  • 1/2cup buttermilk
  • 1teaspoon sea salt
  • 1pound large shrimptails off
  • 1/2cup all-purpose flour
  • cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1teaspoon salt
  • 1cup canola oilfor frying
Assembling the Baja Shrimp Tacos
  • 8 flour tortillas
  • 1/2 white cabbagethinly sliced
  • 1/2 large red onionthinly sliced
  • 2 jalapeño pepperscut into thin slices
  • 1cup fresh cilantro leaveschopped
  • 1cup queso frescocrumbled
Instructions
For the Chipotle Mayo
  1. With a spoon, mix the mayonnaise with the chipotle peppers, adobo sauce, and salt. Refrigerate until tacos are ready.
For the Panko Crust Shrimp
  1. Bring a deep skillet to medium-high heat and add the oil.
  2. In a shallow dish, toss flour.
  3. In a small bowl, pour buttermilk.
  4. In another shallow dish, pour out the panko breadcrumbs.
  5. Start by dipping the shrimp in flour, then buttermilk and finally bread crumbs.
  6. Fry shrimp in batches until golden, about 2 minutes per batch. Drain on paper towels.
Assemble the Tacos
  1. Heat up the tortillas in a skillet.
  2. Spoon cabbage into the center of each tortilla and top with 3 fried shrimp.
  3. Drizzle with chipotle mayo and sprinkle jalapeños, onions, cilantro and queso fresco. Serve with lime wedges.