Shrimp Tacos

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Shrimp Tacos

Shrimp Tacos from pan fried shrimp tossed in a spicy mayo and served inside of a corn tortilla with rice, slaw, and pickled onions.
PREP TIME
25 Minutes
COOK TIME
10 Minutes

Per Serving – Makes 6

197 Calories

21.3g C | 12.1g P | 7g F

How to Make Shrimp Tacos

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Shrimp Tacos

4.80 from 10 votes
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: free, gluten free, under 500 calories
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 6 tacos
Calories: 197kcal
Shrimp Tacos from pan fried shrimp tossed in a spicy mayo and served inside of a corn tortilla with rice, slaw, and pickled onions.
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Ingredients

For the Shrimp

  • 1 lb (454 g) shrimp ⁣⁣
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) olive oil
  • 5 tsp (25 g) mayo
  • 1 tbsp (15 g) sambal oelek⁣⁣
  • 1 tsp (5 g) sriracha⁣⁣
  • 1 tsp (5 g) honey⁣⁣
  • salt and pepper to taste

For the Slaw and Toppings

  • 2 cups (140 g) coleslaw⁣ mix ⁣
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) olive oil⁣⁣
  • 2 tsp (10 ml) lime juice ⁣⁣
  • cilantro ⁣⁣ chopped

For the Rice

  • 1 cup (150 g) cooked rice⁣
  • 1/2 tsp (2 g) paprika⁣
  • 1/2 tsp (2 g) chili powder ⁣
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) olive oil ⁣
  • Salt and pepper ⁣
  • 6 corn tortillas ⁣⁣

For the Pickled Onions

  • 1 medium (200 g) red onion
  • 1 tbsp (12 g) sugar
  • 1 tsp (3 g) salt
  • 1 cup (240 g) vinegar
  • 1 cup (240 g) water
  • ¼ cup (60 g) lime juice

Instructions

For the Pickled Onions

  • Cut the onion into thin slices. In a mason jar, add the sugar, salt, water, and vinegar. Shake to dissolve the solids. 
  • Add in the onions and top off the jar with lime juice. Place into the fridge overnight.
  • The night before, cut the onion into thin slices. In a mason jar, add the sugar, salt, water, and vinegar. Shake to dissolve the solids. 

For the Rice

  • Cook enough rice to yield 1 cup of cooked rice. Measure out a cup and mix in some oil, chili powder, paprika, salt and pepper.⁣

For the Shrimp

  • Pat the shrimp dry and coat each side in oil and season with salt and pepper. Add to a grill or pan over medium high heat and cook for a couple of minutes on each side. Cut the shrimp into bite sized pieces. ⁣
  • Mix the sambal, sriracha, honey, and mayo in a bowl. Stir. Adjust flavors as necessary. Mix in shrimp. ⁣⁣

For the Slaw

  • Toss oil and lime juice in coleslaw. Season with salt and pepper. Adjust flavors as necessary. ⁣

For the Taco

  • Heat your tortillas on a dry skillet. ⁣
  • Construct your taco. ⁣Rice first, then shrimp, then slaw, then pickled onions and cilantro. ⁣

Nutrition

Calories: 197kcal | Carbohydrates: 21.3g | Protein: 12.1g | Fat: 7g

NUTRITIONAL INFO FOR THE Shrimp Tacos

The information in this table represents the estimate for the total nutrition of the recipe as it is written. If you wanted to split the recipe into more or less servings than what is originally listed you can use this table to determine the nutritional estimates.  If you update the number of servings in the “Servings” field of the recipe above, the information in these tables are no longer accurate as you have updated the ingredients.

Servings
Carbs
128g
Protein
72g
Fat
42g
Calories
1178 cals

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This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. Jody

    5 stars
    Delicious!! One of my go to recipes over the last 2 years.

  2. Katherine

    I’m sorry is this is a stupid question, but is it 197 for one taco?

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