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Agave Jerk Shrimp Tacos

Make this Tonight - "Tacos Got Soul"


  • 1 pound large or jumbo shrimp - peeled, deveined, and tails removed (fresh or frozen and
  • thawed)
  • 1 tablespoon grapeseed oil extra-virgin olive oil - divided
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon fresh garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon adobo seasoning Badia or Goyo of homemade
  • 1/2 teaspoon pink salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 radishes matchstick on mandoline
  • 1 cup white cabbage
  • 1 cup Jicama shredded
  • 1 bunch parsley chopped
  • Red onion shredded on mandoline
  • ¼ cup shrimp broth or fish or Lobster
  • ¼ cup agave
  • 1-2 Tbsps Walkers wood Jerk seasoning (wet) or as hot as you want
  • 6 oz fresh pineapple or canned cut into tibits
  • ½ tsp rosemary minced
  • Dash of Habanero minced
  • Squeeze of lemon juice to taste
  • 6 to 8 corn or flour tortillas


  1. Rinse and pat the shrimp dry, then transfer to a large mixing bowl. Drizzle with 1/2 tablespoon
  2. olive oil and sprinkle with the adobo salt and pepper Toss in garlic and coat evenly.
  3. Prepare pineapple salsa : In a medium bowl, combine the pineapple with juice, rosemary,
  4. habanero, garlic, and sea salt. Season to taste to use.Taste and adjust seasonings as desired.
  5. Mix the cabbage, Jicama, radish, parsley and red onion in a mixing bowl and toss with about 4
  6. tbsp of the pineapple juice .
  7. Agave Jerk in a bowl mix jerk stock agave, mix until all ingredients are combined.
  8. Cook the shrimp: In a large nonstick skillet over medium high, heat the remaining 1/2
  9. tablespoon olive oil. Add the shrimp and sauté just until the shrimp is cooked through and no
  10. longer translucent in the center, about 4 minutes. Transfer the shrimp immediately to agave
  11. jerk mix coating generously .
  12. Warm the tortillas (optional) on the grill
  13. To serve, fill the tortillas with a little cabbage mix , add your desired number of shrimp, then
  14. pineapple and top generously with the slaw and top with extra sauce jerk sauce and a
  15. squeeze of lemon juice.