Spicy Shrimp Tacos ️



Spicy Shrimp Tacos

Picture this: a sunny day, a beachfront grill, and the tantalizing aroma of Spicy Shrimp Tacos sizzling on the hot grill. These tacos are a flavor explosion in your mouth, with succulent shrimp marinated in spicy goodness. They’re the perfect dish for your next summer gathering or weeknight dinner.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 8 small corn tortillas
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup hot sauce
  • Lime wedges for serving

Instructions

  1. In a bowl, mix the olive oil, chili powder, cayenne pepper, paprika, salt, and pepper.
  2. Add the shrimp to the bowl and toss to coat them in the spicy marinade. Let them marinate for at least 30 minutes in the fridge.
  3. Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
  4. Thread the marinated shrimp onto skewers and grill them for about 2-3 minutes per side until they turn pink and slightly charred.
  5. Warm the corn tortillas on the grill for about 20 seconds per side.
  6. Assemble the tacos by placing some lettuce on each tortilla, followed by the grilled shrimp, tomatoes, red onion, and cilantro.
  7. Drizzle with sour cream and hot sauce and serve with lime wedges on the side.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

These Spicy Shrimp Tacos are a mouthwatering delight, perfect for any occasion. The spicy marinade gives the shrimp a kick, while the fresh toppings and creamy sauces balance out the heat. Your taste buds will thank you!

Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 340, Fat: 14g, Carbohydrates: 36g, Protein: 18g

Picture yourself enjoying these Spicy Shrimp Tacos with friends and family, the ocean breeze in the background, and the sound of laughter filling the air. It’s a recipe that brings people together and creates unforgettable moments. So fire up the grill and savor the deliciousness of these Spicy Shrimp Tacos today!

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Hi! I’m Margaret!

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