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Bake-Off® Contest 38, 1998
Middlebury, Connecticut

Baja Shrimp Tacos

Mango and cilantro bring a tropical flavor to these shrimp tacos.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

Tacos

1
cup Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky salsa
1/2
mango, peeled, diced (1/2 cup)
1
tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
1
lb. uncooked large shrimp, shelled, deveined
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1
to 2 tablespoons Old El Paso® taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz. pkg.)
1
teaspoon garlic-pepper blend
6
(6- to 7-inch) flour tortillas, heated

Garnish, if desired

Sour cream
Sliced mango
Fresh cilantro sprigs
1 1/2
cups purchased coleslaw blend

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Steps

  • 1 In medium bowl, combine salsa, diced mango and chopped cilantro; mix well. Set aside.
  • 2 In large bowl, combine shrimp and oil; mix gently to coat. Stir in taco seasoning mix and garlic-pepper blend.
  • 3 Heat large skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add shrimp; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until shrimp turn pink.
  • 4 Top each warm tortilla with shrimp, coleslaw blend and salsa mixture. Fold bottom 1/3 of each tortilla over filling; fold sides in toward center, leaving top open. Arrange on serving platter. Garnish as desired.
  • 1 In medium bowl, combine salsa, diced mango and chopped cilantro; mix well. Set aside.
  • 2 In large bowl, combine shrimp and oil; mix gently to coat. Stir in taco seasoning mix and garlic-pepper blend.
  • 3 Heat large skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add shrimp; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until shrimp turn pink.
  • 4 Top each warm tortilla with shrimp, coleslaw blend and salsa mixture. Fold bottom 1/3 of each tortilla over filling; fold sides in toward center, leaving top open. Arrange on serving platter. Garnish as desired.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Taco
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Cholesterol
95mg
95%;
Sodium
910mg
910%;
Total Carbohydrate
33g
33%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
13g
13%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
50%;
Vitamin C
25%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.