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Shrimp over a Creamy Chipotle Sauce

Serves 3-4

Shrimp over a Creamy Chipotle Sauce

Shrimp over a Creamy Chipotle Sauce

NGREDIENTS

1 large red ripe tomato (de-seeded and chopped)
1 12oz chipotle chiles en adobo, plus 2 tablespoons of the canning sauce, finely chopped (split open and remove seeds if less heat is desired)
1 medium red onion, chopped into small dice
1 green onion, root end removed, then chopped finely
1 pound raw medium shrimp (peeled and de-veined)
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
2 to 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
3/4 cup crème fraiche, Mexican crema, or homemade sour cream
Salt and pepper (to taste)
About 1/2 cup crumbled Mexican queso fresco or other crumbly fresh cheese such as feta

DIRECTIONS

1. Heat griddle pan to high and slightly smoking (can also use skillet with non-stick spray).  Salt and pepper shrimp to taste and place shrimp on one side cook till a good crust is formed. Turn over and finish cooking. (approx 5 minutes).

2.  While shrimp is cooking, mix all other ingredients.

3. Remove shrimp from griddle.  Place sauce at bottom of the plate and place shrimp on top.  Top with feta cheese. Garnish with cilantro and serve with tostadas, tortilla chips, or even soft taco shells! Omit last step for a lower carb option. Enjoy!

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