Video: Shrimp with Salsa Verde

Hi, guys!
Here's the latest video from our new cooking series with mom.me. It's an old school recipe for us, hailing from one of my very first cookbooks, Sara Foster's Casual Cooking. Point being, don't let Teddy's reaction fool you. It's delicious.

Shrimp with Salsa Verde adapted from Sara Foster’s Casual Cooking
Serves 2 to 4

2-3 cups cooked white basmati rice
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 lb. large shrimp, peeled and deveined
2-3 garlic cloves, minced
1 jalapeno pepper, cored, seeded, and minced
½ cup white wine
½ cup heavy cream
1 ½ cups store-bought Salsa Verde (If you can find the brand Casa Sanchez, use it!)
4 oz. goat cheese
1 package of corn tortillas

Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the shrimp and sauté for about 30 seconds per side, until they just begin to turn pink. Add the garlic and jalapeno and sauté for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Transfer the shrimp and vegetables to a plate.

Add the wine to the skillet and simmer over medium-high heat to reduce slightly. Add the cream and simmer the sauce for about 2 minutes. Return the shrimp, garlic, jalapeno and their juices to the skillet. Pour the salsa over the shrimp and sprinkle with the goat cheese. Stir to distribute the cheese and then cover the pan. Remove it from the heat and let sit for about 1 or 2 minutes until the cheese fully melts.

Using tongs, heat the corn tortillas over the open flame of your gas burner. Assemble soft tacos using as much rice, shrimp, and sauce in each one as you’d like.


Matthew said...

I'm not convinced Teddy gave it a fair shake :) xoxoxoxoxo

HAILEY said...

Oh my gosh. Teddy must be crazy because this looks delicious! Or, maybe he's not crazy and he's just a 1-year-old who doesn't have an advanced pallet yet. ;)
Love your dress!

Heather (Delicious Not Gorgeous) said...

teddy's so adorable that it doesn't matter what he thinks (nice catch, by the way!). still want to try it because yum shrimp and saucy things and excuses to try casa sanchez's salsa verde (i always default to their mild salsa roja, even though they all look so tasty).

Fine After 50 said...

Sara Foster is the best.

Lisa said...

making this tomorrow for some lady friends! looks delicious. also, my mom emailed me to express concern for teddy's tastebuds. moms, amiright?

Fanny said...

Good catch Mama! My toddler does the same thing...This looks awesome. What brand is your store bought salsa verde? It looks legit.

Amelia Morris said...

@Fanny Thanks! And it is! The brand is Casa Sanchez--it has to be refrigerated, so look in that section of your grocery store. Whole Foods usually sells it in a little refrigerated section w/in the chips aisle.

Unknown said...

I'm a longtime reader and have never commented before, on this blog or any other, but this post spoke to me. Very refreshing. Thank you.

Unknown said...

Meant to add my comment above on the Taos post. Need more practice at this clearly!

Amelia Morris said...

@unknown thanks so much for the comments--right post or no. I really appreciate you reading!

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