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Game On Shrimp Skillet Nachos that are easy to make with tortilla chips, nacho sauce, shrimp, avocados, and salsa. This ONE-SKILLET dish makes the perfect pick-me-up for games or casual entertaining.
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How to Prepare our Shrimp Skillet Nachos
To prepare them, all we need to do is season shrimp with a store-bought taco seasoning mix. Heat a medium ovenproof skillet over medium heat, add oil, and cook shrimp for about 4 minutes.
Then, squeeze on lime juice and place on a plate or in a bowl.
Layer a thick layer of chips, both purple and yellow, in the same skillet used to cook the shrimp. Drizzle the nacho cheese over the chips, spoon on half of the cooked shrimp, and scatter on the shredded cheese. Repeat layering once more.
Next, bake at 350 degrees F for about 5-10 minutes, or until cheese is melted. Remove from the oven, top nachos with avocado, tomatoes, red onion, Serrano or jalapeno peppers, chopped cilantro, and a squeeze of lime. Serve warm with sour cream and/or lime wedges.
This is the type of recipe that doesn’t require any special skills and is quick to make. I am telling you, honey, this is one of the tastiest appetizers ever.
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It can be used as an ingredient for a dish, a topping, or a dip. Just heat and eat! Basically, fun food for a fun world. 😉
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Game On Shrimp Skillet Nachos
- 1 pound Extra Large shrimp (raw, shell and tail-off), thawed and pat dry
- 1 ounce taco seasoning mix (original)
- 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
- 1 large and juicy lime, divided
- 2 (8-ounce) bags tortilla chips (one purple and one yellow)
- 1 (15-ounce) can Rico's Gourmet Nacho Cheese Sauce
- 1 cup Mexican blend cheese or other, shredded (optional)
- 1 small avocado, chopped
- 1/2 cup chopped tomatoes
- 1/4 cup chopped red onions (optional)
- 1 Serrano pepper, sliced (or jalapeno if preferred)
- chopped cilantro
- Preheat oven to 350 F.
- Season shrimp with the taco seasoning mix in a medium bowl.
- Then, heat a medium ovenproof skillet over medium heat, add oil, and cook shrimp for about 2 minutes on one side and turn to cook another 2 minutes. . S
- Squeeze on half of a lime and place on a plate or in a bowl.
- Layer a thick layer of chips, both purple and yellow, in the same skillet used to cook the shrimp.
- Drizzle the nacho cheese over the chips, spoon on half of the cooked shrimp, and scatter on the shredded cheese. Repeat layering once more
- Next, bake for about 5-10 minutes, or until hot and cheese is melted.
- Remove from the oven, top nachos with avocado, tomatoes, red onion, pepper, and chopped cilantro, and squeeze the other half of the lime over the garnishes.
Nachos must be served warm and can be topped with sour cream.