Spicy Shrimp Tacos
Picture this: a sunny day, a beachfront grill, and the tantalizing aroma of Spicy Shrimp Tacos sizzling on the hot grill. These tacos are a flavor explosion in your mouth, with succulent shrimp marinated in spicy goodness. They’re the perfect dish for your next summer gathering or weeknight dinner.
- 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 teaspoon chili powder
- 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon paprika
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 8 small corn tortillas
- 1 cup shredded lettuce
- 1 cup diced tomatoes
- 1/2 cup diced red onion
- 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
- 1/2 cup sour cream
- 1/4 cup hot sauce
- Lime wedges for serving
- In a bowl, mix the olive oil, chili powder, cayenne pepper, paprika, salt, and pepper.
- Add the shrimp to the bowl and toss to coat them in the spicy marinade. Let them marinate for at least 30 minutes in the fridge.
- Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
- Thread the marinated shrimp onto skewers and grill them for about 2-3 minutes per side until they turn pink and slightly charred.
- Warm the corn tortillas on the grill for about 20 seconds per side.
- Assemble the tacos by placing some lettuce on each tortilla, followed by the grilled shrimp, tomatoes, red onion, and cilantro.
- Drizzle with sour cream and hot sauce and serve with lime wedges on the side.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
These Spicy Shrimp Tacos are a mouthwatering delight, perfect for any occasion. The spicy marinade gives the shrimp a kick, while the fresh toppings and creamy sauces balance out the heat. Your taste buds will thank you!
Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 340, Fat: 14g, Carbohydrates: 36g, Protein: 18g
Picture yourself enjoying these Spicy Shrimp Tacos with friends and family, the ocean breeze in the background, and the sound of laughter filling the air. It’s a recipe that brings people together and creates unforgettable moments. So fire up the grill and savor the deliciousness of these Spicy Shrimp Tacos today!