Shrimp Tacos with Lime Crema

Seasoned sauteed shrimp, shredded lettuce, and diced red onion make up the tasty filling for Shrimp Tacos with Lime Crema.

Yield:

Makes 4 servings (serving size: 2 tortillas, 1 tablespoon onion, 1/2 cup lettuce, 4 ounces shrimp, 2 tablespoons crema)

Nutritional Information

Calories 258
Fat 7.3 g
Satfat 2.7 g
Monofat 2.3 g
Polyfat 1 g
Protein 20 g
Carbohydrate 29 g
Fiber 4 g
Cholesterol 155 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 665 mg
Calcium 0.0 mg

Ingredients

1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/4 teaspoon chili powder
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream
1 tablespoon lime juice
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 tablespoon lime juice
8 (6-inch) corn tortillas, warmed
2 cups shredded lettuce
1/4 cup finely diced red onion

Preparation

In a medium bowl, toss shrimp with chili powder, cumin, and pepper. In a small bowl, stir together sour cream and 1 tablespoon lime juice. Heat olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat; sauté shrimp 3 minutes, turning once, or until done. Remove from heat; toss with 1 tablespoon lime juice. Fill warmed corn tortillas with shredded lettuce, shrimp mixture and diced red onion; drizzle tacos with lime crema.

Note:

Ellen Kunes and Frances Largeman-Roth, RD,

CarbLovers Diet Cookbook

January 2012