Recipe Reboot: Tantalizing Shrimp Tacos

¡Hola, Seafoodies!

Ya’ll could also be conscious that we’re pro-pescatarian, however do you know we’re tacotarian as nicely? Should you’re planning your subsequent Taco Tuesday (or Wednesday, or Thursday …), warmth up your grill as a result of we’re revisiting our family-friendly recipe for Grilled Shrimp Tacos. Get able to rake within the compliments: This tasty tackle this common Tex-Mex dish will give folks a lot to taco ‘bout!

You’re most likely already conversant in the star of this dish, plump and juicy shrimp, as a result of it performs a number one position in a lot of our recipes. Right here, it will get a fast toss with lime, garlic and kicky spices, then sits within the fridge for a bit to marinade. After that, it’s only a matter of giving the shrimp a sizzle on the grill—or in a pinch, a cast-iron skillet—earlier than turning it out on a platter with some avocado and Cotija cheese for a zesty, shrimpressive fiesta!

Along with its wonderful style and flexibility, shrimp is a dietary powerhouse. It’s low in saturated fats and energy and delivers a whopping 25 grams of protein per 4-ounce serving. Shrimp is also wealthy in vitamin B-12 and omega-3 fatty acids, which assist increase your vitality and maintain your coronary heart sturdy. That is one cause we at all times say having a bag of frozen shrimp readily available is like cash within the financial institution! It’s going to make your life simpler, extra scrumptious and more healthy besides!

Better of all, with a 30-minute start-to-table time, you possibly can whip up these tempting tacos anytime somebody asks (and they’re going to!). This summer time, we’re pondering weeknight dinners, yard barbecues… the probabilities for fish tacos are limitless! Holy guacamole!


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  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 limes, juiced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1 pound medium tail-off shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 8 corn or flour tortillas
  • Diced avocado or guacamole (for garnish, non-compulsory)
  • Cotija or feta cheese (for garnish, non-compulsory)
  • Sizzling sauce (for garnish, non-compulsory)

  1. In a medium bowl, mix oil, lime juice, garlic, chili powder and cilantro till nicely blended; add shrimp and toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper. Let marinate in fridge for quarter-hour. (Discard unused marinade.)
  2. Preheat grill to medium. Place shrimp instantly on grill (or use steel or soaked picket skewers); grill for two to three minutes per facet, till shrimp is pink and totally cooked.
  3. Heat tortillas on the grill for 1 minute per facet. Distribute shrimp evenly amongst tortillas; garnish with avocado, cheese and sizzling sauce, if desired.


Recommended utensils; Grill, picket or steel skewers (if desired), bowl, tongs

  • Writer: Dish on Fish
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Prepare dinner Time: 10
  • Class: Shrimp


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