Shrimp Tacos and Green Apple Salsa

Wake Up Your Taste Buds With These Healthy, Crunchy, Deliciously Twisted Tacos. Serve With A Side Of Spicy Beans For A Wonderful Flavor Contrast.


NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
PER SERVING

Calories 259
Fat 9.4 g (Satfat 1.6 g; Monofat 5.3 g; Polyfat 1.7 g)
Protein 21.2 g
Carbohydrate 24.3 g
Fiber 3 g
Cholesterol 170 mg
Iron 3 mg
Sodium 364 mg
Calcium 87 mg


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INGREDIENTS

1½ tablespoons olive oil, divided
4 teaspoons fresh lime juice, divided
¼ teaspoon ground cumin
¼ teaspoon hot smoked paprika
¼ teaspoon ground red pepper
1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
⅓ cup sliced green onions
¼ teaspoon salt, divided
½ teaspoon grated lime rind
1 Granny Smith apple, thinly sliced
1 minced seeded jalapeño pepper
8 (6-inch) corn tortillas
1 ounce crumbled queso fresco


PREPARATION

1. Make seasoning mixture by combining 1 tablespoon olive oil, 2 teaspoons lime juice, cumin, paprika, and red pepper in a small bowl.

2. Place shrimp in a zip-top bag and add seasoning mixture before sealing. Allow to stand at room temperature for 15 minutes.

3. In a separate bowl, make the salsa by tossing together 1½ teaspoons oil, 2 teaspoons lime juice, onions, ⅛ teaspoon salt, lime rind, apple, and jalapeño.

4. Pour shrimp from bag into a colander and discard marinade. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Sprinkle shrimp with⅛ teaspoon salt. Arrange half of shrimp in pan and grill 2 minutes on each side or until done. Remove from pan and keep warm. Repeat procedure with remaining shrimp.

5. Toast the tortillas in the same grill pan, if desired. Place 2 tortillas on each of 4 plates, and divide shrimp evenly among tortillas. Divide salsa evenly on the top of each, then top with queso fresco.

Serves 4, 2 tacos each







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