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shrimp tacos with citris slaw

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a recipe by
Leslie Speed Dutton
Franklin, TX

This recipe was originally from Real Simple but after making it once, I tweaked the recipe to fit my family's tastes. If the limes are tight, put in microwave for 10-20 seconds.

★★★★★ 1
serves Serves 4
prep time 15 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Saute

Ingredients For shrimp tacos with citris slaw

  • 1/4 c
    fresh orange juice
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp
    sour cream
  • 1/4 sm
    purple cabbage, shredded
  • 1 c
    frozen corn, thawed
  • 1 lg
    jalapeño peppers, seeds & veins removed then chopped
  • 1 lb
    medium shrimp, cleaned ams deveined.
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 8 sm
    flour or corn tortillas
  • 4 Tbsp
    fresh cilantro, finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    pineapple juice
  • salt and pepper

How To Make shrimp tacos with citris slaw

  • 1
    In a large bowl, whisk the orange pineapple juice and lime juices, sour cream, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper.
  • 2
    Add the cabbage, cilantro, corn, and jalapeño and toss to combine. Let sit, tossing occasionally, for 10 minutes.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • 4
    Season the shrimp with ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Cook until opaque throughout, 2 to 3 minutes
  • 5
    Wrap the tortillas in damp paper towels and heat in microwave for 30 - 45 seconds. Serve the shrimp with the tortillas and the slaw.