Chili Lime Shrimp Tacos
If you’re looking for a zesty and flavorful seafood dish that’s quick and easy to prepare, these Chili Lime Shrimp Tacos are the answer. They combine succulent shrimp with a tangy chili lime marinade, creating a taste explosion that will delight your taste buds.
- 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 teaspoon chili powder
- 1 teaspoon paprika
- Zest and juice of 1 lime
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 8 small tortillas
- 1 cup shredded lettuce
- 1 cup diced tomatoes
- 1/2 cup diced red onion
- 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
- Sour cream and lime wedges for serving
- In a bowl, combine olive oil, minced garlic, chili powder, paprika, lime zest, lime juice, salt, and pepper. Add the peeled and deveined shrimp, tossing to coat evenly. Marinate in the refrigerator for 20-30 minutes.
- Preheat a grill or skillet over medium-high heat. Thread the marinated shrimp onto skewers if using a grill, or simply add them to the skillet.
- Cook the shrimp for 2-3 minutes per side or until they turn pink and opaque. Remove from heat.
- Warm the tortillas in the oven or on the stovetop.
- To assemble the tacos, place a portion of the grilled shrimp on each tortilla. Top with shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, red onion, and fresh cilantro.
- Drizzle with sour cream and serve with lime wedges on the side.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
These Chili Lime Shrimp Tacos are a fantastic option for a quick weeknight dinner or a delightful weekend lunch. The chili lime marinade adds a zesty kick to the tender shrimp, while the fresh toppings provide a burst of freshness and crunch. Enjoy these tacos with family and friends, and watch them disappear in no time.
Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 320, Fat: 10g, Carbohydrates: 35g, Protein: 25g
Make these Chili Lime Shrimp Tacos the star of your next meal and savor the delightful combination of flavors that make every bite a fiesta of taste. Whether it’s a casual dinner or a weekend get-together, these tacos are sure to be a hit. The spicy, tangy shrimp paired with the fresh, crisp toppings make for a mouthwatering experience that will have everyone asking for seconds.