Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Avocado Salsa & Sour Cream Cilantro Sauce

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  • shrimp (Spicy)
  • 20 medium shrimp (peeled and deveined)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • lime (squeeze of, optional)
  • salsa (Avocado)
  • 1 tomato (seeded and chopped)
  • 1 avocado (peeled, seeded and cut into chunks)
  • 1 jalapeno (seeded and chopped)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice (from half a lime)
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves (loosely packed fresh, coarsely chopped)
  • 6 flour tortillas (small, corn tortillas can also be used)
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro (finely)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium57% DV1380mg
    Fat52% DV34g
    Protein51% DV26g
    Carbs21% DV63g
    Fiber40% DV10g
    Calories640Calories from Fat310
    Total Fat34g52%
    Saturated Fat7g35%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat310
    Total Carbohydrate63g21%
    Dietary Fiber10g40%
    Vitamin A20%
    Vitamin C50%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Merrrrrgan 4 months ago
    Omg amazing. My husband is a better cook than I am and even he told me to put it on our permanent cooking list. I didn't get to marinate the shrimp for long, ill have to try that next time.
    Sam Rosiek 6 months ago
    Delicious, marinated the shrimp and added chicken sliced thin to marinade for 8 hours. Everyone loved it, next time will add more chicken and shrimp and double sauce
    Erik Edmonds 9 months ago
    It turned out amazing. My girlfriend loved it.
    Tammy P. 9 months ago
    I didn't make the avocado salsa because we didn't have any avocados, but definitely will next time. The shrimp was yummy--very good flavor. I added shredded cabbage. The cilantro sauce was pretty good but not my favorite, a little bland. I will definitely make this again along with the avocado salsa, add the shredded cabbage again, and find a substitute creamy sauce. Yum!
    Aliea Omar a year ago
    This was great very flavorful and my husband loved it
    Carla Caicedo a year ago
    I loved this recipe! Very flavorful and easy to make. Will definitely make this again.
    Nadhia Cotton a year ago
    My go-to shrimp taco recipe— these blow my mind!
    Jeff a year ago
    Awesome! searing the shrimp really adds to the texture.
    Jedly Hohf Hohf a year ago
    yummly!! perfect the way it is
    Delicious! Will make again!
    Laura Wilson a year ago
    oh my goodness amazing! so good :) i fed it to my boyfriend and his friend and they loved it. would recommend
    Carolyn D. a year ago
    fixed it as is and it way yummy. we will be having this again.
    Melis Tunçay a year ago
    really good, but I had to use ready salsa because had no ripe avocados and used my home made sourcream which was delicious all together, and I'll definitely make it again!!
    Micah B. 2 years ago
    This was easy and delicious!!! Thank you!!!
    Drew 2 years ago
    It turned out very good. I’m actually impressed and will make it again
    Sonjaglass 2 years ago
    excellent ..would definitely do again
    Yandel 2 years ago
    Amazingly tangly and light enough to not feel like a tubbo!
    Danielle M. 2 years ago
    The marinade is delicious, so simple, and great on other white fish! I add a layer of raw broccoli-slaw (or coleslaw) to add a little extra crunch to the tacos (and to sneak in some more veggies).
    These tacos were AMAZING! Loved loved loved them!
    Brianna 2 years ago
    Not spicy enough idk if he jalapeño we had was too mild but definitely would up the spice next time
    Dixie Graham 2 years ago
    My whole family LOVED this recipe!
    Fida H. 2 years ago
    woooooo. i like it. easy to make. in short time
    Heather 2 years ago
    I would make this recipe again!
    Antonelli 2 years ago
    These were amazing!!!
    Long-Johnson 2 years ago
    Amazing! Super easy!
    Emily E. 2 years ago
    so easy and full of flavor definitely will make again
    Jen 2 years ago
    So Delicious! Can’t wait to make it again:)
    Starbrina 2 years ago
    The tacos were Awesome. My family really enjoyed this meal.
    Linda M. 2 years ago
    Okay, not really spicy...but good. Followed the recipe....used corn tortillas because they were on hand...really liked the salsa.
    Elizabeth Frye 2 years ago
    It was really easy to make!! And my family loved it!!! It was not spicy at all I spiced it up with cayenne pepper and a dash of Franks Red Hot sauce. I think I will NOT grill the flour tortillas it got hard and then flakes and it just fell apart.