Florida Shrimp and Beef Tacos

Chef Justin of Fresh from Florida makes a surf and turf taco feast with grilled shrimp, steak and your favorite toppings.

Florida Shrimp and Beef Tacos
Serves 4
Chef Justin of Fresh from Florida makes a surf and turf taco feast with grilled shrimp, steak and your favorite toppings.
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Ingredients
  1. 24 oz Florida beef (tenderloin, sirloin or your favorite cut), cut into 1-inch cubes
  2. 1 lb large Florida shrimp, peeled and deveined with tail on
  3. 2 large Florida bell peppers (your favorite color), cut into 1-inch squares
  4. 2 large onions, cut into 1-inch squares
  5. 8 bamboo skewers (soaked in water for 1 hour) or metal skewers
  6. ½ cup olive oil
  7. 2 tbsp fresh garlic, minced
  8. 1 tsp cumin
  9. 1 tsp chili powder
  10. 2 tbsp lime juice
  11. ¼ cup fresh cilantro
  12. Sea salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
  13. Cooking oil spray for grilling
  14. Soft or crispy corn tortillas
  15. Taco toppings such as avocado, salsa, shredded lettuce and grated cheese.
Instructions
  1. Combine olive oil, garlic, cumin, chili powder, cilantro and lime juice in blender and puree until smooth. Set aside.
  2. Make skewers by alternating the beef, peppers and onions and the shrimp, pepper and onions. Put the same amount of beef or shrimp, peppers and onions on each skewer for balance.
  3. Place skewers on shallow plate or glass dish and cover with half of the prepared marinade. Refrigerate for 30 minutes. Reserve the other half of the marinade to use as a dipping sauce.
  4. Lightly season the completed skewers with salt and pepper.
  5. Preheat the grill or indoor grill pan to medium-high heat.
  6. Spray the skewers and pan with cooking spray.
  7. Carefully add the skewers to the grill. Cook beef skewers until desired temperature. Shrimp should be just pink.
  8. Toast soft tortillas on hot grill or grill pan. Remove beef/shrimp from skewer, place in warm tortilla and top.
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