Shrimp and Avocado Salad

Over the weekend, we had our first dinner guest over at the new house. I normally cook an Asian meal for groups, simply because it’s what I’m most comfortable with. I wanted to do something a tad bit different and put to use all the great counter space in my brand spanking new kitchen; so I opted for a Mexican themed dinner. The spread included chipotle marinated chicken and flank steak. I was very generous with the chipotle seasoning, I love spicy food! I also wanted to make a dish…

Shrimp Tacos with Avocado Salsa

In honor of the weather being extremely warm and nice in the city today, I wanted a light and fresh dinner. So I decided to make some shrimp tacos with a fresh avocado salsa. Cook  Time: 10 minutes Yields: 4 servings Ingredients: Salsa: 1 small yellow onion, cut into chunks 1 jalapeno, quartered (optional – keep the seeds for added heat) 2 garlic cloves, peeled and smashed 1 avocado, peeled and cut into chunks 1 1/4 tsp kosher salt 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves, coarsely chopped Shrimp: 1 tbsp extra virgin…