jordan andino chicken adobo recipe

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By alie

If there’s one thing that I just can’t resist, it’s a good taco. There’s just something about the combination of meat, cheese, and veggies all wrapped up in a crispy tortilla that makes my mouth water. So when I heard that today was National Taco Day, I knew I had to celebrate. And what better way to celebrate than by creating my own gourmet taco recipes?

Spicy Shrimp Tacos

Spicy Shrimp Tacos

These Spicy Shrimp Tacos are the perfect mix of heat and flavor. Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 1 lb. shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 6-8 small tortillas
  • Shredded cabbage
  • Pico de gallo
  • Sour cream
  • Cilantro

1. In a small bowl, mix together the chili powder, paprika, cumin, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and cayenne pepper.

2. Add the shrimp to a large bowl, and toss with the spice mix until fully coated.

3. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the shrimp and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side or until they turn pink and are cooked through.

4. To assemble the tacos, heat the tortillas in the microwave or on the stovetop until warm and pliable. Place some shredded cabbage on each tortilla, followed by a few shrimp. Top with pico de gallo, a dollop of sour cream, and some cilantro.

Chicken Adobo Tacos

Chicken Adobo Tacos

These Chicken Adobo Tacos by Jordan Andino are packed with flavor, and they’re surprisingly easy to make. Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 2 lbs. boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. black pepper
  • 6-8 small tortillas
  • Shredded lettuce
  • Tomato salsa
  • Sour cream
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1. Combine the soy sauce, apple cider vinegar, brown sugar, garlic, and black pepper in a bowl.

2. Add the chicken to a large resealable bag, and pour in the marinade. Seal the bag and toss to coat the chicken. Marinate in the fridge for at least 30 minutes, or up to 8 hours.

3. Preheat the oven to 375°F. Line a baking sheet with foil, and place the chicken on top. Roast in the oven for 25-30 minutes, or until cooked through.

4. To assemble the tacos, heat the tortillas in the microwave or on the stovetop until warm and pliable. Place some shredded lettuce on each tortilla, followed by a few pieces of chicken. Top with tomato salsa and a dollop of sour cream.

And there you have it! Two delicious and gourmet taco recipes that are sure to impress your taste buds. Happy National Taco Day!

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