Tested till perfect Grilled Curry Shrimp Soft Tacos
Grilled Curry Shrimp Soft Tacos
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Grilled Curry Shrimp Soft Tacos

Garnish these Caribbean-inspired tacos with baked tortilla chips and low-fat sour cream. Serve any extra salsa on the side.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: June 2011

Recipe4 out of 5 based on 6 ratings.
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  • Portion size 4


  • 1/3 cup 1/3cupolive oil
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cuplime juice
  • 1 tbsp 1tbspketchup
  • 2 tsp 2tspsodium-reduced soy sauce
  • 1 tsp 1tspcurry powder
  • 2 2cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspsalt
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tsppepper
  • 1 pinch 1pinchallspice
  • 1 lb 1lbraw jumbo shrimp, (size 21 to 30), peeled and deveined
  • 2 2sweet red peppersweet red peppers, quartered
  • 2 2sweet yellow peppersweet yellow peppers, quartered
  • 1 1oniononions, cut in 1/2-inch thick rings
  • 1 1jalapeño pepperjalapeño peppers, seeded
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupchopped fresh cilantro
  • 8 8whole grain flour tortillas, (6 inches/15 cm)
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In large bowl, whisk together 3 tbsp of the olive oil, 2 tbsp of the lime juice, ketchup, soy sauce, curry powder, garlic, half each of the salt and pepper, and the allspice. Add shrimp and toss to coat; set aside.

Brush red and yellow peppers and onion with 1 tbsp of the remaining olive oil. Place on greased grill over medium-high heat; close lid and grill, turning once, until charred
and tender, 10 to 12 minutes. Cut into chunks.

In food processor, coarsely chop grilled vegetables and jalapeño pepper; transfer to large bowl. Add cilantro and remaining olive oil, lime juice, salt and pepper; toss to combine. Set salsa aside.

Add shrimp to grill over medium-high heat; close lid and grill, turning once, until shrimp are pink, 4 to 5 minutes. Divide shrimp and salsa among tortillas.

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 445 pro 25g total fat 18g sat. fat 3g
carb 50g fibre 6g chol 129mg sodium 664mg
potassium 615mg

% RDI:

calcium 8 iron 31 vit A 28 vit C 318
folate 23
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