Big Green Egg - EGGhead Forum - The Ultimate Cooking Experience...
With winter in full gear, we’re enjoying all the awesome photos of EGGs in the cold weather. Stay warm with some of our favorite Dutch oven recipes: Chicken & Dumplings, Chili Con Carne and BLT Soup.

The Big Green Egg headquarters has moved - come visit our new location and check out the museum! 3786 DeKalb Technology Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30340

Puffy Shrimp Tacos

Village IdiotVillage Idiot Posts: 6,947
edited March 2013 in EggHead Forum
I used Mickey's shrimp marinate for the shrimp tacos.  My wife's first words were:  These shrimp are sweet !  Thanks, Mickey.

The tortillas were made with masa de maiz, rolled in a ball and put under wet towel until ready to press
image

Cool tortilla press I got in Mexico
image

Cooking the tortillas to make a puffy opening.
image

Shrimp on the BGE
image

Condiments.  Lettuce and cilantro from the garden.  The mild cheddar cheese was smoked on the Egg using pecan wood.
image


image


image
__________________________________________

Dripping Springs, Texas.
Gateway to the Hill Country

·
«1

Comments

  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 4,422
    Man I love your posts. Really cool. I need to add cilantro to my garden plans
    Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013
    ·
  • Spring HenSpring Hen Posts: 1,475
    Looks great, Gary.....love your tortilla press.
    ·
  • Village IdiotVillage Idiot Posts: 6,947
    Looks great, Gary.....love your tortilla press.
    Thanks Judy !  GREAT to see  you here !!!!!!
    __________________________________________

    Dripping Springs, Texas.
    Gateway to the Hill Country

    ·
  • milkman5083milkman5083 Posts: 100
    Those look fantastic!!
    ·
  • henapplehenapple Posts: 13,259
    what's the shrimp on?
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
    ·
  • Richard FlRichard Fl Posts: 7,760
    Nice looking meal. Saw a  throwdown on the food channel recently and they did a puffy taco with someone from San Antonio. Yours blows them away!! 
    ·
  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 26,948
    They look very flavourful

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

    ·
  • Village IdiotVillage Idiot Posts: 6,947
    @henapple See picture 3

    @milkman Thanks !

    @Richard Thanks Richard. Not a stir fry, but it will do.  
    :)

    @Little Steven. They were not only flavourful, they were flavorful too !

    __________________________________________

    Dripping Springs, Texas.
    Gateway to the Hill Country

    ·
  • henapplehenapple Posts: 13,259
    on the droid... sorry
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
    ·
  • daffy1909daffy1909 Posts: 447
    nice!!!! looks fantastic!
    ·
  • travisstricktravisstrick Posts: 4,715
    ^:)^
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
    ·
  • I was lurking and these tacos brought me back. So you can blame VI.

    ........................................................................................

    Flint, Michigan.  Named the most dangerous city in America by the F.B.I. three years running.

    We invented the U.A.W. and carjacking!

    ·
  • Austin  EggheadAustin Egghead Posts: 3,284
    =D>
    I covet that tilla press...Meal looks delish and presentation spot on.
    Eggin in SW "Keep it Weird" TX
    ·
  • MrossMross Posts: 329
    VI I need to spend a week with you just to learn some of your techniques. ^:)^
    Duncan, SC
    ·
  • shtgunal3shtgunal3 Posts: 2,902
    VI... I love your fingernail polish. And the tacos look good too.

    ___________________________________

     

     LBGE,SBGE, and a mini makes three......Sweet home Alabama........ Stay thirsty my friends .

    ·
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 15,821
    I feel so not worthy. ^:)^
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, just added a Mini Max +++ 5th Salado EggFest is March 14, 2015 http://saladoeggheadgathering.blogspot.com

    ·
  • shtgunal3 said:
    VI... I love your fingernail polish. And the tacos look good too.

    I just noticed that!!!
    =))

    Sweet cook VI!

    ........................................................................................

    Flint, Michigan.  Named the most dangerous city in America by the F.B.I. three years running.

    We invented the U.A.W. and carjacking!

    ·
  • Plano_JJPlano_JJ Posts: 448
    Holy moly, thats livin right right there.
    ·
  • calikingcaliking Posts: 6,449
    Spectacular plate. 'Ritas look good too. =D>

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
    ·
  • SkinnyVSkinnyV Posts: 2,298
    Nice work, I need to pull the trigger on a press and homemade tortillas.
    Seattle, WA
    ·
  • That... Looks... Beautiful!!! 
    ·
  • Freakin' Beautiful!

    GEAUX TIGERS!!!!!!!!!

    ·
  • shtgunal3 said:
    VI... I love your fingernail polish. And the tacos look good too.

    And your pink thermapen! 

    GEAUX TIGERS!!!!!!!!!

    ·
  • Village IdiotVillage Idiot Posts: 6,947
    edited March 2013
    shtgunal3 said:
    VI... I love your fingernail polish. And the tacos look good too.

    And your pink thermapen! 
    Truth be known, Pam is the master chef.  I am just the Kitchen ****.  We have "his and hers" thermapens.  I got her the pink one because she was always stealing mine to make pralines and such.
    __________________________________________

    Dripping Springs, Texas.
    Gateway to the Hill Country

    ·
  • Dyal_SCDyal_SC Posts: 2,197
    Your food is purdy. :) Looks delicious!
    2014 Co-Wing King
    ·
  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 6,697
    That's awesome, Gary! Love those puffy tacos. Makes my plain Jane shrimp I cooked last night look boring. Glad I forgot the SD card from my camera at home today as I'm too embarrassed to share now. I musta missed Mickey's recipe. Care to share or point to where its at?

    Richardson, Texas

    Griffin's Grub or you can find me on Facebook

    The Supreme Potentate, Sovereign Commander and Sultan of Wings

     

    ·
  • Village IdiotVillage Idiot Posts: 6,947
    Griffin said:
    That's awesome, Gary! Love those puffy tacos. Makes my plain Jane shrimp I cooked last night look boring. Glad I forgot the SD card from my camera at home today as I'm too embarrassed to share now. I musta missed Mickey's recipe. Care to share or point to where its at?
    Thanks Grif.  I find it hard to believe that you'd cook something not worth sharing.

    The link to Mickey's shrimp is here.  He didn't give amounts, but I don't think that's important anyway.
    __________________________________________

    Dripping Springs, Texas.
    Gateway to the Hill Country

    ·
  • six_eggsix_egg Posts: 600

    Awesome simple and tasty. You make it look so easy.

     

    ^:)^

    XLBGE, LBGE growing accessories.

    Want: Ceramicgrillworks 2 tier large, Dutch oven, Cyber Q Wifi

    Grenada, MS

    ·
  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 16,530
    ill have to see if i can buy that masa de maiz up here, dont think ive ever seen it. love those puffy shells
    ·
  • BOWHUNRBOWHUNR Posts: 1,406
    Another awesome cook VI!  Man I love your photos.  Can I ask where you found those shrimp skewers?

    Mike

    I'm ashamed what I did for a Klondike Bar!!

    Omaha, NE
    ·
Sign In or Register to comment.