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easy shrimp taco bowl recipe

Shrimp Taco Bowls

A colorful and fresh combination of spiced shrimp, purple cabbage and mango salsa, all topped with a creamy cilantro sauce.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword shrimp taco bowl, taco bowl
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 325 kcal
Author Rena

Ingredients

For the shrimp:

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 pound of shrimp peeled, deveined and tails removed
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • salt and pepper:

For the mango salsa:

  • 1 cup of mango finely diced
  • ½ cup red bell pepper finely diced
  • 2 tablespoons red onion minced
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1/4 cup loosely packed cilantro leaves finely chopped

For the sauce:

  • ½ cup light sour cream
  • ¼ cup green salsa
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro leaves
  • 4 cups shredded purple cabbage
  • 1 can black beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 avocado thinly sliced

Instructions

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. For the sauce: Place all ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth.
  4. To assemble: Divide the cabbage between 4 bowls. Top each bowl with ¼ of the avocado and ½ cup of black beans.
  5. Divide the shrimp and mango salsa evenly among the bowls. Drizzle with sauce and serve.

Recipe Notes

Nutritional facts:

Please keep in mind that the nutritional information is calculated using a nutrition facts calculator. It is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.

Nutrition Facts
Shrimp Taco Bowls
Amount Per Serving
Calories 325 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 22%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 295mg 98%
Sodium 1041mg 43%
Potassium 758mg 22%
Total Carbohydrates 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 12g
Protein 27g 54%
Vitamin A 50.2%
Vitamin C 122%
Calcium 25.6%
Iron 20.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.