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California Shrimp Tacos with Corn Salsa Recipe

California Shrimp Tacos with Corn Salsa Recipe

After trying fish tacos, I fell in love. I wanted to recreate them at home and though Why not use shrimp? It's an affordable healthy way to feed my seafood-loving family. —Kayla Peters, Cecilia, Kentucky
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (11 ounces) Mexicorn, drained
  • 3/4 cup chopped seeded tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup guacamole
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-fat ranch salad dressing
  • 16 uncooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  • 8 taco shells, warmed

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the first six ingredients. In another small bowl, combine guacamole and salad dressing.
  • 2. In a large bowl, toss shrimp with chili powder and Cajun seasoning. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, saute shrimp until pink, about 5 minutes.
  • 3. Place two shrimp in each taco shell. Top with 1/3 cup corn salsa; drizzle with 1 tablespoon guacamole mixture. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2 tacos equals 342 calories, 14 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 83 mg cholesterol, 1,007 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 17 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.