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Shrimp Tacos
with mango salsa / honey-lime slaw

Active: 25 min Total: 55 min
Shrimp are tossed in a flavorful spice mix for these quick and easy tacos. Top them with mango salsa and honey-lime slaw for sweet and savory flavor contrast and a little crunch.
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Ingredients

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Servings:
4
Shrimp Tacos:
  • Coriander, dried - 1 tsp
  • Paprika, any variety - 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin - 1/2 tsp
  • Chili powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Salt - 1/4 tsp
  • Black pepper - 1/4 tsp
  • Shrimp,peeled and deveined - 1 1/2 lb
  • Oil, cooking - 1 Tbsp
  • Tortillas, taco-sized gluten-free corn - 12
Honey Lime Slaw:
  • Honey - 2 tsp
  • Lime juice - 1 Tbsp
  • Oil, olive - 1 Tbsp
  • Coleslaw mix (sub cabbage) - 5 oz
Mango Salsa:
  • Bell peppers, any color - 1/2, diced
  • Jalapenos (opt) - 1, diced
  • Mango cubes (sub orange segments or pineapple) - 1 1/2 cup
  • Vinegar, rice - 1 1/2 tsp

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Prep

  1. Make slaw - Whisk together honey, lime juice and olive oil. Toss with coleslaw mix and refrigerate for 30 minutes to let the flavors come together.
  2. Bell peppers / Jalapenos - Prep as directed. (Can be done up to 5 days ahead)
  3. Spice mix - Combine coriander, paprika, cumin, chili powder, salt and black pepper. (Can be done up to 5 days ahead)
  4. Shrimp - Toss with spice mix.
  5. Mango - If using frozen, defrost mango in the microwave or by soaking for a few minutes in warm water.

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Make

  1. If not already cubed, chop mango (or other fruit, if using a sub). Toss with bell peppers, jalapenos and vinegar.
  2. Season slaw with some salt and pepper.
  3. Heat a wok or nonstick saute pan over medium-high heat. Add cooking oil and then shrimp to heated oil. Saute until shrimp is cooked through, ~4 minutes.
  4. Heat tortillas according to package directions.
  5. Top tortillas with shrimp and then with slaw and mango salsa. Enjoy!

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Reviews

Ratings

Original (145)
Gluten-free (7)
Paleo (16)
Vegetarian (22)

62 reviews

This was delicious! We love the meals with shrimp because they cook so quick! Rather than tossing the shrimp with the spice mix we sprinkled the spice mix on the shrimp while sauteing and it turned out fine.

By: Michelle
Posted: Nov 10, 2020
Diet: Original
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I loved these - though I’m coming to terms with my dislike of slaw and will likely sub that out next time. The mango was delicious! On a whim I made a sriracha mayo, which was pretty tasty. Edit: I made it again without the mayo, and used napa cabbage for the slaw - liked it just as much or better!

By: Andrea
Posted: Jul 17, 2019
Diet: Original
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The spice mix was super good! I still think the mango salsa could have used some red onion, but the combination of the mango and the shrimp was great nonetheless.

By: Kristin
Posted: Aug 31, 2017
Diet: Original
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Made this dish for dinner tonight. Whole family loved it. My kids love mango and shrimp - together it was perfect. I added some onion to the mango salsa as well. My husband needed a little of spice kick, otherwise we loved this recipe.

By: Harinder
Posted: Jul 15, 2016
Diet: Original
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Sautéed some garlic and onion before adding shrimp and topped tacos with sour cream.

By: Laura
Posted: Jul 12, 2016
Diet: Original
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Amazing! Used Argentinian Red Shrimp and pineapple. Super flavorful!

By: Marissa
Posted: Jun 12, 2016
Diet: Original
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