Shrimp Tacos with Sweet & Tangy Slaw

4.20 from 5 votes

Tangy, delicious taco night just got healthy!

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Everyone loves taco night, and these shrimp tacos are fun, satisfying, and a little unique. This recipe provides excellent sources of antioxidants and has anti-inflammatory properties. Big flavor and major health benefits are rolled into these tasty tacos. They’re just what the doctor ordered!

4.20 from 5 votes

Shrimp Tacos with Sweet & Tangy Slaw

With fantastic flavors and ingredients, these tacos will be a nutritious and delicious addition to your weekly menu.
Yield 6 people
Serving Size 1 taco with coleslaw
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Mexican, Tex-Mex
Author SkinnyMs.


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 lime juiced
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 pound shrimp medium, peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 6 corn tortillas 6 inch
  • 1 batch of our Sweet and Tangy Coleslaw or other coleslaw of choice


  • Combine olive oil, lime juice, cumin, paprika, and red pepper in a small bowl. Combine shrimp and spice mixture in a zip-top plastic bag, and seal. Let stand 15 minutes.
  • Remove shrimp from bag; discard marinade.
  • Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat.
  • Sprinkle shrimp with 1/8-teaspoon salt.
  • Arrange half of shrimp in pan; grill 2 minutes on each side or until done.
  • Remove from pan; keep warm. Repeat procedure with remaining shrimp.
  • Place shrimp evenly in warm tortillas and the coleslaw.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 1taco with coleslaw | Calories: 284kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 95mg | Sodium: 621mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 12g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 9
Keywords Budget-Friendly, Kid-Friendly, Seafood

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