Menu Savings with Craveable Coconut Shrimp Tacos with Jerk Aioli
Add excitement to your menu with seafood tacos in the appetizer / sharing section. Cut the prep time with High Liner Coconut Breaded Shrimp Butterfly Cut Clean Tail, deep-fried from frozen, to a golden colour and crunchy texture in only 2 ½ minutes.
Chef Hack: Toss the shrimp with jerk seasoning immediately after deep frying, for an exotic, spicy note that compliments the sweetness of the coconut.
Cost Savings: Each Coconut Breaded Shrimp costs about 35 cents, with zero waste.
Foodservice Tip: Add dipping sauces for a premium menu offering.
12 frozen High Liner Coconut Breaded Shrimp Butterfly Cut Clean Tail (Product Code 7918)
12 x 4 ½” flour tortillas
1/4 fresh pineapple, peeled and sliced
1/2 red pepper, diced
1 tbsp red onions, finely diced
1 tbsp olive oil
1 lime, juiced
1 tbsp fresh cilantro
½ cup mayonnaise
1 tbsp jerk seasoning
1/4 cup green cabbage, shredded
1/4 cup red cabbage, shredded
- To make pineapple salsa, char grill pineapple. Dice and mix with red pepper, red onions, olive oil, lime juice and cilantro.
- Make jerk aioli by combining the mayonnaise with jerk seasoning. Spoon into a squeeze bottle.
- Deep fry frozen High Liner Coconut Breaded Shrimp Butterfly Cut to order, as per package instructions. Remove tails and slice in half lengthwise, if desired.
- Fill each tortilla with shredded cabbage, pineapple salsa, coconut shrimp and top with jerk aioli.
Serves 4 or 6 as an appetizer.