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Grilled shrimp tacos

Grilled Shrimp Tacos


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  • Author: Sonja
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings (8 tacos) 1x

Description

These grilled shrimp tacos are a perfect dinner party recipe or healthy weeknight meal, featuring spiced shrimp, Mexican slaw and a spicy mayo drizzle. 


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Ingredients

  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined (we used 2630 per pound size)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 cups Mexican Coleslaw (1/4 recipe; or 2 cups shredded red cabbage)
  • 8 tortillas
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Mexican hot sauce (such as Cholula)
  • 1 handful fresh cilantro, for garnish
  • 2 limes, cut into wedges, for serving

Instructions

  1. Preheat a grill to medium high heat.
  2. Defrost the shrimp and peel it, as necessary. In a medium bowl, toss the shrimp with the olive oil, cumin, garlic powder, chili powder, and kosher salt
  3. Make the Mexican Coleslaw (or shred the cabbage and sprinkle with a bit of kosher salt). 
  4. Mix together the mayonnaise and Mexican hot sauce. 
  5. Warm tortillas on grill for 10 seconds per side. Then grill the shrimp for 1 to 2 minutes per side, until bright pink and cooked through.
  6. To serve, place the coleslaw into a tortilla and top with grilled shrimp. Drizzle with the spicy mayo and top with torn cilantro leaves and a squeeze of fresh lime juice. 

  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Grilled
  • Cuisine: Mexican

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