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Adobo Shrimp Tacos

This low carb, authentic adobo shrimp tacos recipe is loaded with fresh veggies and large, juicy shrimp. Tangy, and slightly sweet, adobo red sauce perfectly complements the shrimp in these tacos.

  • Guerrero
  • 4 servings
  • ico Difficulty: Moderate
  • 35 mins

This low carb, authentic adobo shrimp tacos recipe is loaded with fresh veggies and large, juicy shrimp. Tangy, and slightly sweet, adobo red sauce perfectly complements the shrimp in these tacos.

  • ico Difficulty: Moderate
  • ico 4 servings
  • ico 35 mins

Ingredients:

8 Guerrero Nutri Ricas Carb Watch Whole Wheat Tortillas
1 lb. peeled deveined large shrimp, tails removed
2 canned chipotles in adobo sauce, minced (sauce reserved)
1/4 cup lime juice
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp each salt and pepper, divided
2 cups pre-shredded purple cabbage
3 tbsp. lime juice
2 tbsp. mayonnaise
2 tbsp. sour cream
2 green onions, thinly sliced
2 tbsp. finely chopped fresh cilantro
1/2 tsp ground cumin
2 tbsp. olive oil
1/3 cup fresh cilantro leaves

how to make it:

1. Mix Ingredients: Toss together shrimp, chipotles, lime juice, garlic, and 1/2 tsp each salt and pepper. Let stand for 5 minutes.

2. Warm Taco Tortillas: Working in two batches, warm tortillas in large skillet medium-high heat; cook, turning once, for about 2 minutes or until heated through. Repeat with remaining tortillas.

3. Make Cilantro Lime Slaw: Toss together cabbage, lime juice, mayonnaise, sour cream, green onions, chopped cilantro, cumin and remaining salt and pepper.

4. Cook Shrimp: Heat oil in large skillet set over medium heat. Drain shrimp; cook, turning once, for 2 to 3 minutes or until starting to curl up and turned pink.

5. Build Shrimp Tacos: Serve shrimp in tortillas with slaw; drizzle with reserved adobo sauce. Garnish your finished adobo shrimp tacos with fresh cilantro leaves.