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Baja Shrimp Tacos with Strawberry Coleslaw

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Delicious Baja-style shrimp tacos are paired with an original strawberry coleslaw.

Baja Shrimp Tacos with Strawberry Coleslaw

Baja Shrimp Tacos with Strawberry Coleslaw

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Yield: 12 Tacos
Calories: 757kcal

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup strawberries chopped
  • 1 cup green cabbage grated
  • 1 cup red cabbage grated
  • 1 jalapeño pepper chopped
  • 10 mint leaves chopped
  • 1 medium lime juiced
  • 3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 lb raw shrimp peeled and deveined
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • ½ cup vegetable oil [for frying]
  • 12 corn tortillas
  • ½ cup mayonnaise

Instructions

  • In a mixing bowl, combine strawberries, cabbage, jalapeño, and mint. Mix together with lime juice, olive oil, and salt and pepper. Set aside.
  • In small mixing bowl, beat eggs for 2-3 minutes with a whisk. Season shrimp with salt and pepper.
  • Add flour and breadcrumbs to separate shallow dishes. Coat shrimp with flour, then dip in beaten egg. Next, dip shrimp in breadcrumbs.
  • In a pan, heat vegetable oil over medium heat.
  • Fry shrimp in hot oil until golden brown (2-3 minutes), making sure to turn shrimp for even frying. Remove and place on paper towels to drain excess oil.
  • Heat tortillas. Heat tortillas on a stovetop using, a nonstick pan.
  • Once warm, lightly spread mayonnaise in each tortilla. Add three shrimp and garnish with strawberry coleslaw. Enjoy!

Notes

Alternative way to heat tortillas: Grab some tongs and hold directly over stove flame for 10 to 15 seconds on each side. This, this will give the tortillas a mild “smoky” flavor.

Nutrition

Serving: 3  Tacos | Calories: 757kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 48g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 261mg | Sodium: 710mg | Fiber: 2g

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