I have made shrimp tacos many times, but each time I make them differently. And I never remember the exact ingredients I use. This time I decided to make note of everything so I could make them again if they turned out delicious (which they did!). I actually made these for Valentine’s Day dinner – because – well, shrimp is definitely one way to my family’s heart <3
1 – 1lb bag Cooked Jumbo Shrimp
1 – 12 oz bag Angel Hair Coleslaw
2/3 cup Litehouse Avocado Ranch with Bacon Dressing/Dip
3 or 4 mini cucumbers
4 green onions
4 mini sweet peppers
1 tbsp garlic, chopped
sea salt, pepper, basil (to taste)
Wash and drain shrimp, remove tails
Place in frying pan on low heat, stirring occasionally
We want to remove all of the liquid, so dump it out at least once
While that’s heating, chop up your green onion, peppers, and cucumbers
When all liquid is evaporated from the shrimp, add a little butter to the pan, along with the garlic. I use Litehouse dried garlic now, it’s super convenient! Just add water, and voila – instant garlic!
Sprinkle in some sea salt, pepper, and basil to taste
Continue stirring occasionally on low heat a few more minutes. Turn off heat. Cover to keep warm
Place small amount (just enough to coat the bottom) of oil onto griddle or frying pan, and heat your tortillas
Now, in large bowl -blend coleslaw, all chopped veggies, and dressing
Peel and slice avocado
Assemble by layering coleslaw mix, then shrimp, adding avocado last and then – ENJOY!
Have you ever had one of those? I am sure you have at one point in your life or another. We all can get so wrapped up in our current perspective of something that we are completely blind to what is really happening! Sometimes God needs to put a blindfold on us, blocking our view – so that we can really see what He wants us to see.
A few weeks ago, my husband wanted to talk about a frustration he had with a portion of scripture. He had just read the first chapter of Leviticus and was disturbed about not only the limitless specific regulations for the people stated there, but also the gruesomeness of some of them. I had just read the same chapter that morning. But not only that, I was excited because I had the privilege of reading the First 5 App Study that went along with it! Lysa TerKeurst is so blessed with insight, and a skilled writer. I highly recommend this app as a great start to your day!
I couldn’t wait to read the study to my husband, and I only got through a small portion of it before he stopped me. “Stop, stop. I get it. It’s my attitude.”, he said. The word attitude was mentioned 3 times in 3 paragraphs. He was concentrating on the outward actions, and details – not seeing that it was the attitude of the people that God was trying to refine. It was an ah-ha! moment for my husband and he learned a valuable lesson.
Often times it’s not about the thing God is asking us to do, but the lesson behind it. Instead of asking Him “Why is this happening to me?”, ask “What are You trying to teach me?” Changing your vantage point can make all the difference!
Tell me, do you have an ah-ha! moment that you would like to share? I’d love to hear it!