shrimp tacos creamy lime slaw

Shrimp Tacos with Creamy Lime Slaw

Get ready for a flavor extravaganza! The plump shrimp in these tacos are spiced with taco seasoning, then topped in a lime-spiked slaw, creating the perfect heat-to-cool combination. With one of these zesty shrimp tacos in one hand and a can of Corona™ hard seltzer in the other, you can be sure you’ll be doing taco night right.
  • 25 Minutes Prep
    25 Minutes Total
  • 10 Servings
 

Ingredient List

  • 1 teaspoon finely shredded lime peel
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
  • 3 cups shredded green cabbage
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 1/4 lb uncooked deveined peeled medium (41 to 50 ct) shrimp, tail shells removed
  • 2 tablespoons Old El Paso™ original taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 package (5.4 oz) Old El Paso™ Stand 'N Stuff™ Hint of Lime taco shells (10 shells), heated as directed on package
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Preparation

  1. In medium bowl, mix lime peel, lime juice, mayonnaise, sugar, salt and red pepper. Add cabbage and cilantro; stir to coat. Set aside.
  2. In another medium bowl, mix shrimp and taco seasoning mix; stir to coat.
  3. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat until hot. Add shrimp mixture; cook and stir 2 to 4 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Remove from heat.
  4. Divide shrimp filling among heated taco shells; top with slaw.

Expert Tips

  • A shrimp's size is measured by the number of individual shrimp it takes to make up a pound. We used medium-size shrimp labeled 41/50 in this recipe, meaning there are between 41 and 50 of this size shrimp in a pound. The description of size can vary, depending on market.
  • If you want to add some extra zip to these tacos, try a drizzle of sriracha or your favorite hot sauce on top of the coleslaw.

Nutrition

1 Serving Calories 170  (Calories from Fat 80);  Total Fat 9g  (Saturated Fat 2.5g,  Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 80mg;  Sodium 320mg;  Total Carbohydrate 11g  (Dietary Fiber 1g,  Sugars 1g);  Protein 11g  
% Daily Value: Vitamin A  0%;  Vitamin C  8%;  Calcium 6%;  Iron  4%;  
Exchanges: 1/2 Starch, 1 Vegetable, 1 Very Lean Meat, 1 1/2 Fat
Carbohydrate Choice: 1

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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