Cilantro-Lime Shrimp Tacos

cilantro-lime-shrimp Recipe
Yunhee Kim
Here's a tip for this delicious taco dish - buy shrimp already steamed at the market.

Yield:

Makes 4 servings (serving size: 2 tacos)

Recipe Time

Prep: 2 Minutes
Cook: 8 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 453
Fat 13 g
Satfat 3 g
Monofat 5 g
Polyfat 1 g
Protein 30 g
Carbohydrate 58 g
Fiber 13 g
Cholesterol 166 mg
Iron 7 mg
Sodium 772 mg
Calcium 202 mg

Ingredients

3/4 pound medium shrimp, peeled, deveined, and cooked
1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
1/4 cup sliced scallions
1 medium diced peeled avocado
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/2 cup bottled salsa verde
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
8 (6-inch) flour tortillas
1 1/4 cups red bell pepper, cut into 1/4-inch strips (about 1 pepper)
Lime wedges, for serving
Chopped fresh cilantro, for garnish

Preparation

1. Combine shrimp, beans, scallions, and avocado. Season with pepper. In a separate bowl, stir together the salsa, cilantro, and lime juice. Toss shrimp mixture with 1/4 cup salsa mixture.

2. Arrange tortillas on a microwave-safe plate in batches of 2. Place a damp paper towel over the tortillas and microwave at HIGH for 30 seconds.

3. Arrange 3–4 pepper strips in the center of each tortilla. Top with 1/2 cup of the shrimp-and-bean mixture. Drizzle about 1 tablespoon of the salsa verde mixture over each taco. Serve with lime wedges and cilantro.

Note:

Laura Martin Zapalowski,

March 2008
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