Shrimp Tacos

Shrimp Tacos Author: Canadian Living Credits: Shrimp Tacos

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: June 2006

Ingredients

  • 1 lb small or medium raw shrimp
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 8 corn tortillas
  • 8 small flour tortillas
  • 1/4 cup light sour cream
  • 1/4 cup salsa
Guacamole:
  • 1 avocado ripe
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onions
  • 2 tablespoons chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon fresh coriander chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons minced jalapeno peppers
  • 1 pinch salt

Method

Peel and devein shrimp. In glass bowl, toss together shrimp, lime juice, oil, salt and hot pepper sauce. Cover and marinate for 10 minutes.

Guacamole: Meanwhile, in separate bowl, mash avocado until almost smooth; stir in green onion, tomato, coriander, lime juice, jalapeno pepper and salt. Set aside.

In nonstick skillet, heat tortillas over medium heat, 1 at a time and turning once, until slightly browned, about 1 minute. Remove and wrap in towel and foil to keep warm.

Heat same skillet over medium-high heat. With slotted spoon or tongs, add shrimp to pan, discarding any remaining marinade; sautee until pink, about 4 minutes.

Divide shrimp, guacamole and sour cream among tortillas. Serve with salsa.

Variation:
To grill shrimp, place on greased grill over medium-high heat; close lid and grill until shrimp turns pink, turning once, about four minutes.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 589 mg
  • Protein 22 g
  • Calories 369.0
  • Total fat 18 g
  • Cholesterol 131 mg
  • Saturated fat 3 g
  • Total carbohydrate 32 g

%RDI

  • Iron 26.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 45.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 16.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 11.0
  • Vitamin C 18.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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