Mexican Shrimp in garlic Salsa with flour tortillas

Mexican Shrimp in garlic Salsa with flour tortillas 1


1 teaspoon oil

1 onions (chopped)

1 clove garlic (chopped)

2 finely chopped garlic teeth

1 tablespoon chili powder

1/2 cup tomato sauce

juice of 1/2 a lime

1/2 teaspoon brown sugar (optional, to balance out the heat of the chili and the sourness of the lime juice)

salt and pepper to taste

1/4 pound shrimp

1/4 cup chopped cilantro

for Homemade flour tortillas :

4 cups of all-purpose flour
1 tsp of salt
1tsp of baking powder
1 cup of vegetable shortening
1 cup of warm water


Heat the oil in a pan.

Add the onions and saute until tender, about 3-5 minutes.

Add the garlic and chili powder and saute until fragrant, about a minute.

Add the tomato sauce, lime juice, salt and pepper and mix.

Add the shrimp and cook for a few minutes on each side.

Add the cilantro and remove from the heat.

for Homemade flour tortillas :

Mix all dry ingredients
Add vegetable shortening and mix well with dry ingredients
Add warm water until you get a dough consistency
Let it rest inside a Ziploc bag for at least 1 hour before making them.
After resting them form small balls and extend and cook on a griddle.
Turn when you see bubbles.

Enjoy !!