Mother’s Day: Shrimp Cones with Spicy Yogurt Sauce

Most of you already know that I am a huge yogurt fan. Have you tried Liberté Greek?  Liberté Greek and Liberté Méditerranée are artfully crafted for a flavor-focused taste making them a natural addition to a variety of dishes that are sure to be a hit for Mother’s Day, graduation parties, showers, Labor Day celebrations and other seasonal festivities. I have this shrimp recipe on my list for Mother’s Day and a few other celebrations coming up so I hope you enjoy these as much as I do. One container of the lemon yogurt contains 11 grams of protein, zero grams of fat, 140 calories and 23 grams of carbohydrates.

Shrimp Cones with Spicy Yogurt Sauce

Cook Time:

16 minutes plus marinate time

Prep Times:

20 minutes

Yield:

Makes 16

Ingredients:

Shrimp
1 lb uncooked small shrimp, peeled (tail shells removed), deveined
1/4 cup finely chopped green onions (4 medium)
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1/4 cup olive oil
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon honey
1/8 teaspoon salt

Sauce
1 container (6 oz) Liberté® Méditerranée lemon yogurt
2 to 3 tablespoons Sriracha sauce
1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
Cones
4 (8-inch) whole wheat tortillas, cut into fourths
16 wooden toothpicks

Preparation:

1. In medium bowl, mix shrimp ingredients. Cover; refrigerate at least 2 hours but no longer than 8 hours to marinate.

2. Drain shrimp, discarding marinade. Heat 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; add shrimp. Cook 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until shrimp turn pink.

3. In small bowl, stir Sauce ingredients until well blended.

4. Heat oven to 350°F. Shape tortilla wedges into cone shapes; secure each with toothpick. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 3 to 5 minutes or until light golden around edges.

5. Place about 3 shrimp inside of each cone; drizzle 1 tablespoon sauce over shrimp in each cup.

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One container Greek plain yogurt can be substituted for the lemon for a less sweet flavor.

Marinate the shrimp 1 day ahead. Prepare as directed, cover and refrigerate.

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