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Spicy Grilled Shrimp Tacos Recipe with Papaya and Mango Salsa

Turn up your #TacoTuesday night with this delicious Spicy Grilled Shrimp Tacos Recipe with Papaya and Mango Salsa!
Course Main
Cuisine American, Mexican
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 119kcal

Ingredients

For the Toppings:

  • 1 cup of thinly sliced red cabbage
  • 1 cup of thinly sliced green cabbage
  • 1 cup of peeled small diced fresh mango
  • 1 cup of peeled and seeded small diced fresh papaya
  • ½ peeled and small diced sweet onion
  • 1 seeded and small diced red bell pepper
  • 1 seeded and small diced jalapeño
  • 2 tablespoons of chopped fresh cilantro + fresh leaves for garnish
  • juice of 1 lime
  • ½ cup of crumbled cotija cheese
  • 1 can of BUSH'S Honey Chipotle Grillin' Beans heated
  • 6 corn tortillas
  • Kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste

For the Shrimp:

  • 1 pound of peeled and deveined 16/20 shrimp
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin
  • 1 teaspoon of chili powder
  • Kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
  • In a medium size bowl combine the mango, papaya, onions, peppers, chopped cilantro, lime juice and salt and pepper and mix to make a salsa. Keep cool before serving.
  • Add the shrimp to a medium size bowl and mix with olive oil, cumin, chili powder and salt and pepper until combined.
  • Cook the shrimp on a hot grill for 2 to 4 minutes per side or until lightly browned and cooked through out. The shrimp should be bright white in the inside.
  • To Plate: Lay down a corn tortilla and layer on as followed: heated beans, cabbages, shrimp, mango salsa, cotija cheese, cilantro leaves. Serve!

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Nutrition

Calories: 119kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 101mg | Sodium: 379mg | Potassium: 174mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 751IU | Vitamin C: 35mg | Calcium: 110mg | Iron: 1mg