Rating: 5 stars
4 Ratings
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Give juicy shrimp tacos a Cajun flavor spin with spices and a quick sear on a hot grill. An easy avocado mash adds creaminess to cool off the spicy kick.

Carolyn Casner
Source: EatingWell.com, January 2019

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Recipe Summary

active:
20 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat grill to medium-high.

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  • Mash avocado with a fork in a small bowl. Add lime juice, garlic and salt and stir to combine.

  • Pat shrimp dry. Toss the shrimp with Cajun seasoning in a medium bowl. Thread onto four 10- to 12-inch metal skewers. Grill, turning once, until the shrimp are just cooked through, about 4 minutes total.

  • Serve the shrimp in tortillas, topped with the guacamole, lettuce, cilantro and pico de gallo.

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Equipment: Four 10- to 12-inch metal skewers

Nutrition Facts

286 calories; protein 24g; carbohydrates 30.4g; dietary fiber 6.9g; sugars 3.5g; fat 9.3g; saturated fat 1.4g; cholesterol 158.8mg; vitamin a iu 492.1IU; vitamin c 9.2mg; folate 55.2mcg; calcium 117.8mg; iron 1.6mg; magnesium 87.2mg; potassium 662.1mg; sodium 442.7mg; thiamin 0.1mg.
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Reviews (4)

4 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
03/26/2019
So simple and delicious at the same time. Really enjoyed it. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
09/19/2019
Easy, flavorful and very filling. I served the tacos with Pinapple & Avocado Salad and it was a hit. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
08/07/2019
Simple easy and delicious. I also grilled the tortillas and put a thin piece of pineapple in with the shrimp avocado lettuce and pico del gallo. Will make this again next week. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/01/2019
This is THE BEST shrimp taco recipe. We love it! A real keeper I make it over and over! Read More