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Shrimp Tacos With Cabbage and Lime Recipe (Fish For Friday Recipe)

Shrimp Tacos With Cabbage and Lime Recipe Inspired by Mexican, Tex-Mex, and Southwestern Cuisine

See More Seafood and Shellfish Recipes Organized by Type of FishFeaturing a symphony of bright, fresh ingredients, this wonderful recipe for Shrimp Tacos With Cabbage and Lime from the folks at Shutterbean is inspired by the flavors of Mexican, Tex-Mex, and Southwestern cuisine.

If you prefer these tacos to be less on the spicy side, just omit the cayenne pepper and substitute a milder sauce like salsa verde or use a little of your favorite mellow salsa in place of the hot sauce.

For those who enjoy Tabasco but want a milder alternative, Tabasco Green Pepper Sauce is also good but lower in heat.

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1/4 cup sour cream
1 lime, half finely zested and juiced, half cut into wedges
hot sauce, such as Tabasco
12 corn tortillas
1/2 head small red cabbage
1 cup fresh cilantro
1 small red onion finely chopped
avocado slices (optional)

Ingredients for the Shrimp/ Marinade:

1 lb. shrimp (I used frozen, pre-cooked shrimp and defrosted before grilling)
1/4 teaspoon chili powder
salt & pepper
1 chopped hot pepper (you can use red pepper flakes instead)
pinch cayenne pepper
2 cloves garlic minced
hot sauce

How to Make Shrimp Tacos With Cabbage and Lime.


You can also see our list of delicious seafood recipes, organized by type of fish to help you eat more seafood throughout the year.

Also, here’s some convenient links to our first 100 Original Recipes on Hugging the Coast to make it easier for you to find culinary inspiration and ideas.

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