This recipe is NOT safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.
This recipe is safe for those who are lactose intolerant.
This is a low sodium recipe.
GERD / Acid Reflux
This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.
"Little known fact, gentlemen. Tacos are the food of genius."
-Heather Brewer, Author
There are, of course, unlimited ways to make tacos. When I have tacos out I prefer to order shrimp tacos and these are a riff on one of my favorites. They are great with lettuce and tomato with a bit of salsa but I particularly like them with slaw.
Servings = 2 | Serving size =3 tacos
Cooking Time = 30 Minutes
This recipe can be multiplied by 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8.
Cooking time does not include marinating time. This recipe makes good leftovers. Store the shrimp separately and assemble the tacos as needed.
Serve with Southwestern Slaw
|1 clove||garlic (finely minced)|
|8 ounces||shrimp (peeled, deveined, and sliced in half lengthwise)|
|1/2 tsp||ground cumin|
|1/8 tsp||cayenne pepper|
|1/8 tsp||ground cinnamon|
|1/2 tsp||paprika or smoked paprika|
|2 tsp||olive oil|
|2 medium||ribs celery (diced)|
|4 medium||green onions (thinly sliced crosswise)|
|6||corn taco shells|
Place the garlic, shrimp, cumin, cayenne, cinnamon, paprika and salt in a bowl.
Toss until well coated and refrigerate for at least an hour.
When ready to serve place the olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.
Add the celery and cook for about 2 minutes. Stir frequently.
Reduce the heat to medium, add the green onions, and cook for about 2 minutes. Stir frequently.
Add the shrimp and cook for about 4 to 5 minutes. Stir frequently.
Serve in taco shells with lettuce, tomato and salsa or Southwestern Slaw.
Serving size = 3 tacos
Servings = 2
Amount Per Serving
|Calories 380||Calories from Fat 161|
|% Daily Value|
|Total Fat 18g||30%|
|Saturated Fat 2g||9%|
|Monounsaturated Fat 8g|
|Trans Fat 0g|
|Total Carbohydrates 27g||9%|
|Dietary Fiber 4g||13%|
|Vitamin A 16%||Vitamin C 13%|
|Calcium 15%||Iron 26%|
|Vitamin K 47 mcg||Potassium 455 mg|
|Magnesium 93 mg|