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Chipotle Shrimp Recipe

Chipotle Shrimp                      

2 whole tomatoes
2 cloves garlic
2 whole chipotle peppers
1/2 tablespoon cumin
1/2 tablespoon oregano
1/3 cup vegetable oil + 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
10 large raw shrimp, peeled and cleaned
1/2 cup sour cream
cooked white rice
cut limes for garnish

Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees. In an oven proof dish, roast tomatoes and garlic for 5-minutes. In a blender or food processor, puree the tomatoes, garlic, and chipotle peppers for approximately 30 seconds. In a heavy sauce pan, add the puree and cumin, oregano and 1/3 cup vegetable oil. Cook over medium heat for 15-minutes, stirring constantly. Strain through a wire strainer and set aside.

In a heavy saute pan over medium high heat, add the 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil and heat until hot, but not smoking. Add the shrimp and saute for two minutes on each side.

Add the strained chipotle sauce and the 1/2 cup sour cream and thoroughly blend until hot.

Serve over hot white rice and garnish with cut limes.

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