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367
Calories 
33g
Carbs 
12g
Fat 
34g
Protein 
8
Weight Watchers® SmartPoints™
(9 PointsPlus®)

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Recipe

Chipotle Shrimp Tacos with Cilantro Avocado Slaw are the ultimate warm weather meal packed with spicy shrimp, crunchy lime slaw, and creamy avocado all wrapped in a warm corn tortilla. Yum.

Have I told you before about my deep love of shrimp tacos? There is just nothing better than sweet shrimp tossed in smoky chipotle chili powder and packed into warm corn tortillas with crunchy, lime-y slaw and avocado. And the fact that I can make everything in under 20 minutes makes me love this meal even more. Especially as it gets warmer every night, I pretty much only want dinners like this. Something cool and crunchy and refreshing is the perfect remedy for a hot night.

Depending on what you are in the mood for, this recipe can be made with almost any fish or scallops as well. You can also blend the avocado, cilantro, and cumin with a touch of yogurt or sour cream if you prefer a creamy dressing for the slaw.

Prep Time

Chipotle Shrimp Tacos with Cilantro Avocado Slaw

70
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Cook Time: 
Total Time: 

Ingredients

4
  • 1.33 lbs. shrimp
  • 1 tsp. ancho chili powder (chipotle chili powder)
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. oregano
  • 1/4 tsp coriander
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 2 cups coleslaw mix
  • 1 U avocado
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 2 U green onions, chopped
  • 3 tbsp. lime juice (or more)
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin
  • Salt and pepper
  • 8 U corn tortillas

Nutritional Facts

Serving Size: 
2 tacos
Amount Per Serving
Calories 367
Calories from Fat 107
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g
18%
Saturated Fat 2g
9%
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
0%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
0%
Cholesterol 243mg
81%
Sodium 836mg
36%
Total Carbohydrate 33g
11%
Dietary Fiber 9g
37%
Sugars 4g
Protein 34g

Directions

  1. Toss with shrimp with the chili powder, salt, paprika, oregano, and coriander. Toss together the coleslaw, cilantro, and green onions. Season with salt, pepper, and cumin, Add lime juice and gently massage with your hands to soften the cabbage. Add avocado. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat the olive oil over medium high heat. Add the shrimp and cook for 2-3 minutes per side until pink and opaque. You can also grill the shrimp for 1-2 minutes per side.
  3. Heat the tortillas on the grill or stove top. Stuff with shrimp and cilantro avocado slaw.
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Chipotle Shrimp Tacos with Cilantro Avocado Slaw
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  • Rosana Halprine's picture
    5

    Average: 5 (1 vote)

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    This was the third recipe I have tried from this sight. So far I have been wowed!! This is so far my favorite. Husband loved it as well. We will be doing this one often.
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  • Kathy Lovelace's picture
    5

    Average: 5 (1 vote)

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    Made these tonight and my husband and I both loved them. Will definitely be making these again:)
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