Spicy Shrimp Salad Tacos

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 25 min.
Succulent shrimp bring the taste and jalapenos add the heat in this seafood twist on tacos.


  • 1 lb medium shrimp, peeled, deveined and cooked
  • 2 medium oranges, pitted and diced (1/2-inch)
  • 1 cup olives, halved
  • 1 cup diced jicama (1/2-inch)
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 2 Tbs minced jalapeno peppers
  • 1 Tbs lime juice
  • 1 Tbs minced garlic
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 small avocado, diced (1/2-inch)
  • 8 (6-inch) corn tortillas, warmed


  • In a large mixing bowl, combine shrimp, oranges, olives, jicama, green onions, jalapenos, lime juice, garlic and cumin. Season with salt and cayenne pepper to taste and set aside to marinate for at least 15 minutes. Gently toss in avocado just before serving. Fill each tortilla with approximately 2 ounces of shrimp salad mixture and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 311
  Calories from Fat 99 (32%)
(17%)Total Fat 11g
(0%)Saturated Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
(57%)Cholesterol 170mg
(20%)Sodium 468mg
(0%)Potassium 0mg
Total Carbohydrate 27g
(0%)Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(52%)Protein 26g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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