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Want to impress your friends? You could show them one of your amazing animal impressions. Or you could make them these astoundingly good Cooper® Cheese Cajun Grilled Shrimp Tacos. They’re light, flavorful and you’ll look pretty darn fancy when you serve them. Which is obviously what you’re going for, right? Right.


• vegetable oil, for frying
• 2 pounds large shrimp, peeled and deveined*
• 1 cup cornmeal
• 2 teaspoons Cajun dry seasoning
• 1 cup Cooper® Sharp Black Pepper cheese, shredded
• 1 cup freshly shredded cabbage
• 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
• 1 cup diced tomatoes (optional)
• diced avocado (optional)
• lime wedges
• Tabasco sauce
• 8-10 soft corn tortillas


• In a large Dutch oven, pour oil to a depth of 2 inches and heat to 350°F.

• Combine cornmeal and seasoning in a mixing bowl, then dredge shrimp until coated.

• Fry each shrimp in hot oil about 4 minutes, turning with a slotted spoon until golden brown. Pull shrimp out of oil and place on a paper towel-lined plate to cool.

• On a hot skillet, warm tortillas on each side. Remove from heat. Fill each tortilla with 2 or 3 shrimp. Top with shredded cabbage, diced tomato, sliced onion, diced avocado, and shredded Cooper® cheese. Add Tabasco sauce to taste. Garnish with lime wedges and serve to your very hungry friends.


*Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness.

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