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Seared Chipotle-Shrimp Tacos

Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 8 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 2 tacos)
The smoky homemade chipotle rub heats up the shrimp, packing each taco with a spicy punch. Freshly diced tomatoes, sour cream, and a cilantro-lime salad temper the heat a bit.

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon chipotle powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder (such as McCormick)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 pounds peeled and deveined medium shrimp
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • Cooking spray
  • 8 (5-inch) corn tortillas
  • 1/2 cup diced tomato
  • 1/2 cup tomatillo salsa
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream

Nutrition Information

  • calories 278
  • caloriesfromfat 21 %
  • fat 6.4 g
  • satfat 2.7 g
  • protein 33.7 g
  • carbohydrate 23.3 g
  • fiber 3.3 g
  • cholesterol 288 mg
  • iron 5.4 mg
  • sodium 730 mg
  • calcium 140 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a large bowl. Add shrimp; toss to coat. In a separate bowl, toss together lettuce, cilantro, and lime juice; cover and chill.

  2. Heat a cast-iron grill pan or skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray; add shrimp, and cook 3 to 4 minutes per side or until shrimp are done.

  3. Warm tortillas according to package directions.

  4. Divide shrimp evenly among tortillas. Top each tortilla with 1/4 cup lettuce mixture, 1 tablespoon diced tomato, 1 tablespoon tomatillo salsa, and 1 tablespoon sour cream; fold tortillas in half.

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