Bake-Off® Contest 39, 2000
Kihei, Hawaii

Fiesta Shrimp Tacos with Cucumber Salsa

Old El Paso® products bring home a fiesta of flavors with this shrimp tacos recipe. Serve them at your Mexican cuisine night.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 12
 

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups nonfat sour cream
1/2
cup chopped seeded peeled cucumber
1
pkg (1 oz) Old El Paso™ Taco Seasoning Mix
2
avocados, peeled, pitted and coarsely chopped
1
tablespoon lime juice
1
lb shelled deveined uncooked medium shrimp
1
pkg (4.6 oz) Old El Paso™ Taco Shells (12 count)
1
tablespoon olive oil
1
cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky Salsa
1/2
cup chopped fresh cilantro

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  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In medium bowl, combine sour cream, cucumber and 2 tablespoons of the taco seasoning mix; mix well. In small bowl, combine avocados and lime juice; toss to coat. Set aside.
  • 2 In another medium bowl, combine shrimp and remaining taco seasoning mix; toss to coat.
  • 3 Heat taco shells at 375°F. as directed on package.
  • 4 Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add shrimp; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until shrimp turn pink, stirring frequently.
  • 5 Spoon shrimp into warm taco shells. Top each with sour cream mixture, avocados, salsa and cilantro.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In medium bowl, combine sour cream, cucumber and 2 tablespoons of the taco seasoning mix; mix well. In small bowl, combine avocados and lime juice; toss to coat. Set aside.
  • 2 In another medium bowl, combine shrimp and remaining taco seasoning mix; toss to coat.
  • 3 Heat taco shells at 375°F. as directed on package.
  • 4 Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add shrimp; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until shrimp turn pink, stirring frequently.
  • 5 Spoon shrimp into warm taco shells. Top each with sour cream mixture, avocados, salsa and cilantro.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

For Fiesta Chicken Tacos with Cucumber Salsa, substitute 1 lb. chicken breast strips for the shrimp. Cook chicken 5 to 8 minutes or until no longer pink.

Nutritional information

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Taco
Calories
180
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
55mg
55%;
Sodium
590mg
590%;
Total Carbohydrate
16g
16%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
9g
9%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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