Shrimp Tacos with Mango Salsa

For The Shrimp:

2 teaspoons olive oil

1 1/4 pounds shrimp peeled, deveined and tails removed

chili powder and salt to taste

For The Mango Salsa:

1 cup mango finely diced

½ cup red bell pepper finely diced

1/2 jalapeno pepper minced (remove seeds and ribs to make it milder)

juice of 1 lime

½ cup cilantro leaves finely chopped

For The Creamy Cilantro Lime Sauce:

1 cup sour cream (can use light)

½ cup cilantro leaves roughly chopped

2 teaspoons lime juice

1 1/2 teaspoons honey

¼ cup prepared green salsa

salt and pepper to taste

For Assembly:

1 cup shredded purple cabbage

8 corn or flour tortillas

For the shrimp: Heat the olive oil over high heat in a large pan. Season both sides of the shrimp with chili powder and salt to taste.

Place the shrimp in a single layer in the pan and sear for 2-3 minutes per side, until shrimp are pink and cooked through.

For the mango salsa: Combine all the ingredients in a bowl, add salt to taste. Cover the bowl and place it in the refrigerator for at least 15 minutes, up to 4 hours.

For the creamy cilantro sauce: Place all ingredients in the food processor; process until sauce is smooth and creamy. Add salt and pepper to taste.

To serve: Warm the tortillas. Add a spoonful of sauce, a handful of cabbage and place the shrimp on top of the cabbage. Top with mango salsa and serve immediately.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Can I use frozen shrimp for this recipe?
Yes, you can use frozen shrimp for this recipe. Just be sure to thaw them completely before cooking.

How do I season the shrimp?
You can season the shrimp with a variety of spices and herbs, such as cumin, chili powder, garlic powder, and cilantro. You can also add some lime juice for extra flavor.

How do I make the mango salsa?
To make the mango salsa, you’ll want to chop up fresh mango, along with some red onion, jalapeño pepper, cilantro, and lime juice. Mix everything together and season with salt and pepper to taste.

What type of tortillas should I use for the tacos?
You can use either corn or flour tortillas for the tacos. Corn tortillas are traditional and have a slightly nutty flavor, while flour tortillas are softer and more pliable.

How do I assemble the tacos?
To assemble the tacos, start by heating up the tortillas in a skillet or on a grill. Then, add some shrimp and mango salsa to each tortilla, along with any additional toppings you like, such as avocado or shredded cabbage.

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