Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Cilantro-Lime Slaw and Creamy Sriracha Sauce
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Serves: 9 prepared tacos
  • 24 oz raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 9 (6-inch) flour tortillas
Cilantro-Lime Slaw:
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • 2 Tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ⅛ tsp salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 3 cups cabbage, shredded
  • ½ cup thinly sliced red onion
  • ¼ cup cilantro, minced
  • ½ jalapeno, seeds removed and minced
Sriracha Sauce:
  • ¼ cup 2% plain Greek Yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp low-fat mayonnaise
  • 1½ tsp honey
  • 1 Tbsp Sriracha
  1. Combine shrimp and 1½ tablespoons olive oil in a medium bowl; gently toss to coat. Combine the spices, paprika through salt in a small dish, mix to combine. Sprinkle spices over shrimp and gently toss to coat. Set aside while you prepare the slaw and sauce.
  2. To make the slaw, whisk together the olive oil, honey, lime juice, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl. Add the shredded cabbage, red onion, cilantro, and minced jalapeno; gently toss to coat completely.
  3. To prepare the sauce, whisk together all ingredients in a small bowl.
  4. Heat remaining ½ tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Once hot, add the shrimp and cook shrimp until pink and cooked through, about 4-5 minutes.
  5. Prepare the tacos by adding 2.5 ounces of cooked shrimp to each tortilla and top with ~1/3 cup slaw and 1 tablespoon sriracha sauce. Serve hot.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 prepared taco Calories: 226 Fat: 8.1 Carbohydrates: 24.0 Sugar: 4.4 Sodium: 540 Fiber: 1.7 Protein: 14.0 Cholesterol: 84
Recipe by Prevention RD at https://preventionrd.com/2019/06/spicy-shrimp-tacos-with-cilantro-lime-slaw-and-creamy-sriracha-sauce/