Mole Poblano Shrimp Tacos

Creative Meals

A Recipe by El Popular

Sick of ‘turf’ and want some ‘surf’? When accompanied by El Popular’s Mole sauce, run-of-the-mill shrimp tacos are transformed into true Mexican mariscos, or seafood. Whipping up these tasty Mole Poblano Shrimp Tacos is quick, easy, and is sure to impress friends, family, and any picky eater at your table.

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  • Prep Time: 10 mins

  • Cook Time: 20 mins

  • Makes: 6 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 jar El Popular Mole Paste 8oz or Powder 4oz

  • 2-3 cups chicken or vegetable broth

  • 1 lb cooked shrimp peeled, de-veined, and de-tailed

  • 12 tortillas

  • 1/4 cup queso fresco or cotija cheese

  • 1/4 cup cilantro

  • 3 limes cut into wedges

Directions

  • To prepare the Mole sauce, see the “Mole 101” box below.

  • Heat a drizzle of oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.

  • Add the shrimp to the hot skillet and saute for 5-8 minutes, flipping occasionally until edges are browned — season as desired (we recommend El Popular Adobo Saźon seasoning).

  • Toast or heat tortillas on both sides.

  • Build taco with shrimp, mole sauce, cheese, and cilantro.

  • Serve with lime wedges on the side.

Mole 101

  • Mole, the name originating from the Nahuatl “mōlli” or “sauce”, is a centuries old dish.

  • Mole poblano, the most popular type of Mole, is an ancient recipe from Puebla, Mexico.

  • Mole is considered the national dish of Mexico, and has become a symbol of Mexico’s “mestizaje”, or mixture of indigenous and European heritage.

Directions

  • Add 2 cups of chicken broth to a large skillet.

  • Heat over a low flame.

  • Slowly add El Popular Mole Paste or Powder until desired thickness is obtained.

  • Keep warm.

Mole 101

  • Mole, the name originating from the Nahuatl “mōlli” or “sauce”, is a centuries old dish.

  • Mole poblano, the most popular type of Mole, is an ancient recipe from Puebla, Mexico.

  • Mole is considered the national dish of Mexico, and has become a symbol of Mexico’s “mestizaje”, or mixture of indigenous and European heritage.

Directions

  • Add 2 cups of chicken broth to a large skillet.

  • Heat over a low flame.

  • Slowly add El Popular Mole Paste or Powder until desired thickness is obtained.

  • Keep warm.

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