Cajun Shrimp Cups

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

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Boom Boom Sauce (recipe below)


1-2 lbs small raw shrimp
Chipotle Seasoning
1 TB coconut oil
1 bag tortilla scoops
1 avocado or 1 container store prepared guacamole
1 fresh lime
1 recipe boom boom sauce (below)


  1. Clean raw shrimp and remove tails. Place shrimp in a glass bowl or plastic ziplock bag. Add 1 tablespoon chipotle seasoning and the juice of 1/2 lime to the bag and let marinade for 1-2 hours in the refrigerator.
  2. Place a large pan or grill pan on the stove on medium high heat. Add the coconut oil to the pan and let melt. Place the shrimp in the hot pan and cook for 1-2 minute on each side or until shrimp are cooked through completely. Remove from heat and let cool.

Assemble cups:

  1. Place a small chunk of avocado or about 1 tsp guacamole in the bottom of a tortilla scoop.
  2. Top with 1 shrimp and 1/2 tsp boom boom sauce.
  3. Repeat with remaining ingredients
  4. When all the cups are assembled, arrange them on a serving platter and squeeze the juice of the remaining half lemon over the cups. Serve immediately.

Boom Boom Sauce:

1/4 cup fat free, plain Greek yogurt
1 TB ketchup
1 TB chili sauce
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp sriracha sauce

Mix all ingredients and serve as a condiment with chicken, shrimp, tacos or chips

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