Shrimp Tacos

by Chef Jennifer Johnson (listen to her podcast HERE)


 jennifer's shrimp tacos


  • 26-32 Large Green Shrimp peeled and de-veined
  • 1/2 Cup Chopped Red Onion
  • 4 Cloves Garlic Minced
  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 Tbsp Ancho Chili powder
  • 1/2 Cup Dry White Wine


  • 1 C Greek Yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp Ancho chili
  • 2 Cups Purple Cabbage sliced thin
  • Cilantro
  • Queso Fresco
Corn tortillas

making shrimp tacos


  1. Sauté in large hot skillet or wok: olive oil,Salt/Pepper, onion and garlic for 2 minutes
  2. Turn down to medium heat – add shrimp and ancho chili
Once the shrimp turn pink add the white wine and sauté until liquid evaporates
  4. Taste and see if you would like spicier – if so add some more ancho chili 1/2 Tbsp at a time.
  5. Grill tortillas on open low flame flipping until some brown spots
Mix ancho chili into the Greek Yogurt

shrimp tacos

To assemble

  • Spread thin coat of Greek Yogurt on tortilla
  • Add shrimp 2-3
  • Cabbage
  • pinch
 of Queso Fresco
  • 2 pinches of 


  • Chives  or red onion, chopped
  • Tomatoes, chopped
  • Jalapeños, chopped


chef jenniferJennifer became a Chef 23 years ago after her son told her he hated her cooking in a Mother’s Day Card.  At the time she managed seven manufacturing facilities around the world in Corporate America; now she is a full-time Eco Conscious Organic Chef with a passion to help people learn that health is wealth and it is not limited to those who can afford it.

She uses distinct ingredients, organically grown, and cleanly made in all aspects of her business:  catering, meal plans, food prep, cooking and food education. Chef Jennifer’s style of cooking is a French and Italian Fusion influence on American Food, using her international training to make quick nutritious meals.  She will tell you Good Nutritious Food empowers you to have your best day!

Chef Jen’s catering business is Witnessing Nature with a motto of “While I cannot control everything. I do have control over what I put In and On my body and in my home.”