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Shrimp Tacos

shrimp tacos Entree Mexican
Shrimp Tacos
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 0 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 4

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March 1, 2018

Ingredients

1
lb. shelled deveined uncooked medium shrimp
2
tablespoons Old El Paso™ Taco Seasoning Mix (from 1-oz. pkg.)
3
garlic cloves, minced
3
tablespoons lime juice
2
tablespoons oil
1
ripe avocado, pitted, peeled and diced
1
(4.6-oz.) pkg. (12 shells) Old El Paso™ Taco Shells
2
cups shredded iceberg lettuce
1
medium tomato, chopped
3/4
cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky Salsa

Steps

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  • 1
    In medium bowl, combine shrimp, taco seasoning mix, garlic and 2 tablespoons of the lime juice; toss to coat.
  • 2
    Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add shrimp mixture; cook and stir 2 to 4 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Remove shrimp from skillet; place on plate. Cook remaining juices in skillet for 3 to 4 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally. Return shrimp to skillet; stir to coat. Remove from heat.
  • 3
    In small bowl, toss avocado with remaining tablespoon lime juice. Spoon shrimp mixture into taco shells. Top each with lettuce, avocado and tomato. Serve with salsa.
 

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/4 of Recipe
Calories
430
Calories from Fat
210
% Daily Value
Total Fat
23g
35%
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Cholesterol
160mg
53%
Sodium
1090mg
45%
Total Carbohydrate
33g
11%
Dietary Fiber
6g
24%
Sugars
4g
Protein
22g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 4 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • Shrimp is a great source of protein that’s also full of omega-3s making it a leaner alternative to ground beef or other meats generally associated with tacos. You’ll find shrimp tacos on menus quite often these days paired with fresh ingredients like lime, avocado and chopped tomatoes, much like in this easy shrimp tacos recipe. By starting with frozen shrimp, you can easily make restaurant-quality shrimp tacos at home with hardly any fuss. Time to become even more obsessed with tacos by trying all of our delicious taco recipes that are as basic as ground beef tacos and as wild as a taco crescent ring! Then, give enchiladas a try. They’re not as hard to make as they may seem, and if you read this how-to article first, you’ll be an enchilada expert in no time.

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