• leighannewooten

Shrimp Tacos with Cilantro Crema

Updated: Jun 25


Still feeling the summer vibes with these AH-mazing shrimp tacos and ta-die-for cilantro crema.


This is another super healthy recipe, just look at all that color!! More color = more nutrients.


This is also a great and flexible choice for those picky ‘food-can’t-touch’ eaters. Just keep their plate out as you are prepping and throw ingredients on as you get them ready: tomatoes, avocado, cheese, mango. skrimps... Pick those battles. 🤪


Recipe inspired by @pinchofyum!


Bon Appetit!


INGREDIENTS -

Sauce:

  • 1/4 cup oil

  • 1/4 cup water

  • 1/3 cup chopped green onions

  • 1/2 cup cilantro leaves

  • 1 small clove garlic

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • juice of 1 lime

  • 1/2 cup sour cream or full-fat Greek yogurt

Shrimp:

  • 1 lb. shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails removed

  • 2 teaspoons each chili powder and cumin

  • 1/2 teaspoon each onion powder and garlic powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse sea salt

  • EVOO

Toppings:

  • 2 cups shredded cabbage

  • 8 small tortillas of choice

  • avocados, sliced mango, Cotija cheese, and lime wedges

Directions -

  • Sauce: Pulse all sauce ingredients in a food processor or blender until smooth.

  • Slaw: Toss some of the sauce (not all) with the cabbage.

  • Shrimp: Pat shrimp dry then toss in a small bowl with spice mix to coat. Heat a drizzle of oil a large skillet over medium high heat. Add shrimp to pan and sauté for 5-8 minutes, flipping occasionally, until the shrimp are cooked through.

  • Taco: Assemble to your liking and enjoy!

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