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Grilled Shrimp Tacos Recipe

Looking for an easy Grilled Shrimp Tacos recipe? Learn how to make Grilled Shrimp Tacos using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by paidan

Makes 4 servings



There are 3 components to this recipe. The marinated shrimp, a wonderful (and easy) slaw, and an incredibly tasty chipotle sauce. What makes this recipe even better is that the shrimp are grilled, to us that means the oven stays off.

Recipe Ingredients for Grilled Shrimp Tacos

1/2 cup fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 teaspoons chili powder
1 pound (about 24) large shrimp
8 corn tortillas
1/2 cup fat-free mayonnaise
1/2 cup fat-free sour cream
3 teaspoons chipotle chiles
2 teaspoons honey
2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
1 Salt, to taste
4 cups shredded red cabbage
1/2 cup scallions, thinly sliced
1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon white vinegar
1 Salt, to taste

Recipe Directions for Grilled Shrimp Tacos

  1. Whisk together 1/2 cup lime juice, 1 tablespoon oil, and chili powder for the shrimp. Add the cleaned shrimp to the marinade and chill until ready to skewer (about 10-15 minutes).

  2. Preheat on side of the grill to medium-high and the other side to medium-low.

  3. In a small bowl whisk together mayonnaise, chipotles, honey, and lime juice for the sauce. Season with salt and chill until ready to serve, or up to 2 days.

  4. Combine cabbage, scallions, cilantro, 1 tablespoon oil, and vinegar for the slaw. Season with salt and chill until ready to serve, or up to 1 hour.

  5. Warp tortillas in foil. Thread shrimp onto metal or soaked bamboo skewers.

  6. Grill foil-wrapped tortillas, covered, over medium-low heat, 3-4 minutes. Flip and grill 3-4 minutes more. Grill shrimp skewers, covered, over medium-high heat, 1-2 minutes per side. Remove tortillas and skewers from the grill.

  7. To serve, divide slaw and shrimp among 8 tortillas; drizzle with sauce.

Categories

Seafood, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 358.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
446
Calories from Fat
168
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
18.7g
29%
Saturated Fat
2.9g
15%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
172mg
57%
Sodium
503mg
21%
Potassium
402mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
47.0g
16%
Dietary Fiber
5.8g
23%
Sugars
10.8g
Protein
27.3g
Vitamin A 21% Vitamin C 76%
Calcium 14% Iron 8%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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