Cilantro-Lime Shrimp Tacos

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  • Cook time icon 35 minutes Prep
  • Servings icon 4 Servings
Cilantro-Lime Shrimp Tacos

Tacos and Slaw

  • Juice of 3 limes
  • 2 Tbsp. freshly chopped cilantro, plus more for garnish
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ tsp. cumin
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • Zest of 1 lime
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 lb. shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 8 tortillas, warmed, for serving
  • ¼ cup shredded green cabbage
  • ¼ cup cilantro
  • ¼ red onion, thinly sliced
  • ½ avocado, thinly sliced
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • Kosher salt

Garlic-Lime Mayonnaise


Tacos and Cabbage Slaw:
1. In a large bowl, whisk together juice of 3 limes, 2 Tbsp. cilantro, garlic, cumin, 1 Tbsp. olive oil, and lime zest and season with salt. Add shrimp and cover with plastic wrap. Let marinate 20 minutes in refrigerator.

2. Make slaw: in a large bowl combine cabbage, ¼ cup cilantro, red onion, avocado, juice of 1 lime, and 1 Tbsp. olive oil. Toss gently to combine and season with salt.

3. Preheat grill or grill pan to medium heat. Grill shrimp until pink and opaque, about 3 minutes per side.

4. Build tacos: add a scoop of slaw, a few shrimp, and a drizzle of the garlic-lime mayonnaise to each taco. Garnish with cilantro and serve.

Garlic-Lime Mayonnaise:
1. In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients. Whisk and season with salt.

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  1. Awesome simple recipe. Can’t wait to make it again!!

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