Governor Tacos

Sautéed Shrimp Tacos

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Claudia's Cocina: A Taste of Mexico from the Winner of MasterChef Season 6 on FOX

By Claudia Sandoval

Published 2016

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No, this recipe isn’t named after any of my home state of California’s famous governors! It’s actually named after a governor of the state of Sinaloa who once visited the city of Culiacán. A local chef invented a taco to welcome the governor, and when he asked what the taco was called, the chef named it the “governor taco.” These sautéed shrimp tacos went on to become a crowd favorite across port towns all over Mexico.

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