Spicy Orange Shrimp Tacos

Spicy Orange Shrimp Tacos - Lady Behind The Curtain

My favorite dish as fast food oriental restaurants is orange chicken.  Deep fried and delicious!  But that is ONLY a treat.  I don’t like to eat too much fried food.  That’s why these Spicy Orange Shrimp Tacos are perfect!  Light on the calories but BIG on flavor!  This recipe is also very versatile.  Next time I’m going to serve it as lettuce wraps! To add even more punch of flavor these Spicy Orange Shrimp Tacos are also smothered with a Cilantro Asian Slaw!  Move over fancy Oriental Restaurants! The spicy , citrus flavors are also perfect with chicken.  Sub the … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Mexican Fiesta Chicken

Slow Cooker Fiesta Chicken It's a Keeper

Summer is finally here!  Well, not officially, but the days are longer, the sun is shining and the temperatures are rising! I don’t know about you, but during the summer I’d rather be outside.  The last thing I want to do is come in and make dinner. That’s why I use my slow cooker a lot during the summer months.  It’s a huge time saver and allows me to spend less time in the kitchen and more time puttering in my garden or playing with my son. If you’re new to slow cooking or are bored with the same old … Continue reading

Chile Lime Baked Corn

Chile Lime Baked Corn - Lady Behind The Curtain

This Chile Lime Baked Corn is the best!  Perfect for summer barbecues, a fiesta or Cinco de Mayo! Slathered with fresh cilantro, ancho chile pepper, lime zest, melted butter, mayo, sour cream and lime juice.  Baked and then drenched in the this yummy sauce again! Serve this delicious Chile Lime Baked Corn with my Mexican Coleslaw, Grilled Chile Garlic Tri-Tip and don’t forget the Pineapple Coconut Coolers! Create your own Recipe Box and save your favorite Lady Behind The Curtain recipes.  Make a Meal Plan with your favorite recipes and ZipList will automatically add the ingredients to a Shopping List. … Continue reading

Pineapple Coconut Coolers

Pineapple Coconut Coolers - Lady Behind The Curtain

These light and refreshing Pineapple Coconut Coolers are kid friendly and perfect for those warm summer nights or at your Cinco de Mayo celebration! Full of pineapple juice with a touch of coconut flavor from coconut water.  You can dress them up with fruit and an umbrella or simply add a pineapple wedge. Serve these Pineapple Coconut Coolers at your Fiesta dinner!  Start your dinner with chips and my Avocado Salsa.  For dinner serve Beer Braised Trip Tip Burritos and for dessert 15 Minute Churros. Create your own Recipe Box and save your favorite Lady Behind The Curtain recipes.  Make … Continue reading

Margarita Lollipops

Margarita Lollipops - Lady Behind The Curtain

Okay, so like we need another way to enjoy tequila!  Right? While these Margarita Lollipops have tequila in them you don’t taste the alcohol just sweet citrus. Give these fun treats as party favors at your Cinco de Mayo or Fiesta Celebration! Make a bouquet of Margarita Lollipops and my Sriracha Suckers. You don’t have to have a candy mold to make these lollipops.  Go HERE to find out how to make suckers WITHOUT a mold. Create your own Recipe Box and save your favorite Lady Behind The Curtain recipes.  Make a Meal Plan with your favorite recipes and ZipList … Continue reading

Shrimp Tacos with Roasted Corn Slaw

Shrimp Tacos with Roasted Corn Slaw - Lady Behind The Curtain

When I have friends over I love putting together a taco bar.  These Shrimp Tacos with Roasted Corn Slaw fit in perfectly. The shrimp is marinated in a mixture of vinegar, brown sugar, and chipotle for a spicy sweet and sour flavor.  On top is a tangy coleslaw with smokey corn. I also love my Beer Batter Fish Tacos and what Mexican inspired meal would be complete without a great salsa recipe like my The Best and Easiest Salsa. Create your own Recipe Box and save your favorite Lady Behind The Curtain recipes.  Make a Meal Plan with your favorite … Continue reading