Green Chile Shrimp Tacos

shrimp tacos

Pretty much the most delicious tacos you will ever eat!   

Serves 6

Total cooking time: about 30 minutes

1 pound shrimp, peeled, tails taken off

1 Tbsp Canola oil

½ tsp garlic powder

½ tsp cumin

¼ tsp salt


4 cups coleslaw mix or ½ head each white and purple cabbage, shredded

1/3 cup mayonnaise

½ tsp white vinegar

½ Tbsp sugar


1 cup chopped cilantro

½ cup chopped green chile

1 whole avocado, chopped

1 lime, sliced in wedges

12 corn tortillas, warmed in paper towels

½ cup shredded cheddar or Mexican blend cheese


In a small bowl, mix garlic powder, cumin, and salt.  Add canola oil to a large skillet and turn on medium high.  Allow the oil to heat up, then add the shrimp and seasoning.  Sauté shrimp for 6-8 minutes or until they turn pink.

For the slaw: mix shredded cabbage, mayo, vinegar, and sugar in a medium bowl.

Warm tortillas 5-6 at a time in between damp paper towels for about 30 seconds.

To assemble: Add 3-5 shrimp to each taco, depending on how large the shrimp are.  Add some slaw, and top with cilantro, green chile, avocado, and squeezed lime.

These tacos are amazing!  Enjoy!

Nutrition Information per Serving: 375 Calories, 20 g Total Fat, 28 g Total Carbohydrate, 7 g Dietary Fiber, 22 g Protein



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