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Shrimp Tacos with Pineapple Salsa

Chili-spiced shrimp, fresh and bright pineapple salsa and cabbage, all tucked inside warm tortillas.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 173 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 and ¼ pounds of shrimp peeled, deveined and tails removed
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 cup of pineapple finely diced
  • ½ cup red bell pepper finely diced
  • ½ jalapeno pepper minced (remove seeds and ribs to make it milder)
  • 1 lime juiced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves finely chopped, loosely packed
  • 1 cup shredded purple cabbage
  • 8 corn tortillas

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 pineapple 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. To serve Warm the tortillas. Add a handful of cabbage to each tortilla and place the shrimp on top of the cabbage. Top with pineapple salsa and serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Shrimp Tacos with Pineapple Salsa
Amount Per Serving
Calories 173 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 5%
Cholesterol 3mg 1%
Sodium 51mg 2%
Potassium 261mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 33g 11%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 6g
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 21.8%
Vitamin C 76.9%
Calcium 6.3%
Iron 6.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.