Spicy Shrimp Tacos are an easy and quick dinner to make. Try it with Mexican rice on the side and you will have a great meal!
Keyword seafood, shrimp, tacos
Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 10minutes
Total Time 25minutes
Author Jersey Girl Cooks (Lisa Grant)
1poundlarge shrimppeeled and deveined
1TBSsouthwest seasoning see notes below
3TBSolive oil, divided
1large limecut in half
2TBS chili sauce
1smallavocado, peeled, pitted and mashed
3cupscole slaw mixor shredded cabbage
2TBSchopped fresh cilantro
2TBSrice wine vinegar
salt and pepper to taste
toppings such as Queso fresca, cheddar cheese, salsa, chopped onions, tomatoes, etc
In a medium size bowl, mix together shrimp, seasoning and 1 TBS of olive oil. Cook on medium heat on a grill pan or stove top grill. Also cook lime cut side down. Cook the shrimp for about 3 minutes on each side. Remove from grill when done, squeeze half a lime over shrimp and keep warm.
While shrimp is cooking, in a small bowl, mix together sour cream, chili sauce and avocado verde. Add the juice of half the grilled lime and mix well. Set aside.
In another small bowl mix together slaw mix, cilantro, vinegar and remaining 1 TBS olive oil. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Wipe grill and heat corn tortillas for a few minutes on each side.
Assemble tacos by placing some avocado mixture on each tortilla, slaw mixture, then shrimp. Top with cheese or any other desired toppings. Serve any extra slaw on the side.
Chili powder or another Mexican seasoning can be substituted for a southwest seasoning.