Avocado cuts some of the sour cream in our quick crema loaded with cilantro, for a healthier taco sauce that takes these shrimp tacos to the next level. Shrimp cook up super-fast, making them the ultimate taco filling for a fast weeknight dinner that's also impressive and delicious enough for a weekend dinner party. Source: EatingWell.com, February 2018

Carolyn Casner


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Instructions Checklist
  • Scoop avocado flesh into a mini food processor. Add 1/2 cup cilantro, sour cream, 1 tablespoon vinegar and 1/8 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Process until smooth.

  • Stir cabbage, carrot, scallion, the remaining 1 tablespoon vinegar and the remaining 1/8 teaspoon each salt and pepper together in a medium bowl.

  • Toss shrimp, chili powder and cumin together in a medium bowl. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the shrimp and cook, stirring, until pink and just cooked through, 3 to 5 minutes.

  • Spread a generous 1 tablespoon of the avocado sauce over one half of each tortilla. Top each with about 1/4 cup of the cabbage mixture and 1/3 cup of the shrimp. Divide the remaining 2 tablespoons cilantro among the tacos and serve with lime wedges for squeezing.

Nutrition Facts

333 calories; 15.1 g total fat; 3 g saturated fat; 142 mg cholesterol; 294 mg sodium. 698 mg potassium; 31.2 g carbohydrates; 8.1 g fiber; 3 g sugar; 22.1 g protein; 3191 IU vitamin a iu; 27 mg vitamin c; 57 mcg folate; 138 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 88 mg magnesium;

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Rating: 5 stars
My wife and I LOVED these. Used a packaged slaw to cut time and they were quick and easy. Definitely going to be seeing these on our table again. Read More
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My family LOVED these. I didn't make the Avocado Crema opting for just sliced avocado on top (a family preference). I did use some cilantro sauce I bought at the local farmer's market. Absolutely company worthy! Read More
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I had my doubts to be honest but these were great! Both my husband and I loved them! Adding it to the rotation so easy too if you buy the already shredded carrots and cabbage. A real keeper! Read More
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Delicious but come on Guacamole is Guacamole. Avocado Crema? Really. It's been Tacos de camarones con Guacomole for hundreds if not thousands of years. LOL Read More
Rating: 5 stars
These are good! It's also good with flounder and less expensive white flaky fish available in New England such as hake & pollock. Read More
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My husband doesn't like seafood or fish very much so he was skeptical when he saw me making this. He was really impressed and I loved them too. Additional note: We did also add some homemade chipolte aoli on top. Read More
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These were great and flavorful! Read More