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Shrimp (Prawn) Tacos with Mango Salsa

Shrimp Mango Taco
As you guys know, Mexican food is one of our favorites.  Making Tacos at home is quite effortless.  This is a wholesome meal with proteins, veggies and carbs.  Since I had to finish some mangoes, mango salsa was the highlight of our tacos. It was a refreshing change from the regular tomato salsa.  If you love mangoes too, you must give this a try.

Grilled Shrimp:
Shrimps/Prawns - 25
Lime Juice - 2 tbsp
Cajun Seasoning - 1 1/2 tsp
Red Chili Powder - 1 1/2 tsp
Oil - 1 1/2 tbsp
Salt

Mango Salsa:
Mangoes (medium chopped) - 1 1/2 cups
Red Onions (finely chopped) - about 1/3 cup
Jalapeno Pepper - 1
Cilantro/Coriander Leaves - few sprigs
Lime Juice - 2 tbsp
Black Pepper Powder - 1/4 tsp
Salt

Whole Wheat Tortillas
Shredded Lettuce
Grated Cheese
Sour Cream
Avocado Guacomole

How to make Mango Shrimp Tacos:
Mango Salsa:
  • A firm (not mushy) mango works best for salsa.  Discard the seeds of the jalapeno pepper and finely chop it.  Finely chop cilantro leaves too.  In a mixing bowl, add mangoes, onions, jalapenos, cilantro, 2 tbsp lime juice, fresh ground black pepper and salt.  Mix and set it aside for about 2 hours, so that all the flavors blend well.
  • Along with mangoes, you can add diced pineapple if you like Mango Pineapple Salsa.
Mango Shrimp Tacos
Cooking Shrimps:
  • In a mixing bowl, prepare the marinade.  Add 2 tbsp lime juice, salt, 1 tsp Cajun seasoning and 1 tsp red chili powder.  Add cleaned shrimps to the bowl and mix.  Cover the bowl with plastic food wrap and refrigerate the shrimps for about an hour.
  • If Cajun seasoning is not available, use any other seasoning like Chipotle seasoning.
  • Heat oil in a grill pan.  Discard the marinade and add the marinated shrimps to the hot pan.  Cook until the shrimps start turning changing color, about a minute on each side.  Now add 1/2 tsp red chili powder, 1/2 tsp Cajun seasoning and cook for few seconds.
Building Tacos:
  • Heat a griddle and roast both sides of each tortilla for few seconds.
  • Let everyone pick their favorite toppings - lettuce, cheese, guacamole, sour cream.  This is how I love my Shrimp Taco - soft whole wheat tortillas topped with shredded Romaine Lettuce, Mango Salsa and finally Cajun seasoned Grilled Shrimp.
Shrimp Tacos

4 comments:

  1. A must try recipe.. If both the Cajun and chipotle is not available any other option ???

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    1. Taco Seasoning also tastes good.. If all 3 are not available, Tandoori Masala or Meat Masala are the best options.

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  2. Inviting food,wish i live near you, that too mango salsa makes me drool.

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