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Dinner Tonight - Southwestern Shrimp Tacos

We are making Southwestern Shrimp Tacos on this week's "Dinner Tonight." Watch some simple steps to an amazing dinner for your family.

Prep Time: 45 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Serves: 8
Cost per Serving: $2.73

Utensils Needed:
Large skillet
Measuring cups and spoons
Mixing bowl
Stirring spoon
Cutting board and knife


  • 2 pounds large raw shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • 2 tablespoons hot sauce

  • 1 teaspoon Chile powder

  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 large tomato, seeded and diced

  • 3 tablespoons cilantro, chopped

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 2 teaspoons jalapeno pepper, minced

  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1 large ripe avocado, chopped

  • 16 (8 inch) corn tortillas

  • 3 cups coleslaw mix

  • lime wedges


  1. Combine shrimp, hot sauce, Chile powder, cumin and salt. Toss together and marinate for 30 minutes.

  2. Heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add shrimp. Cook until shrimp is opaque.

  3. Combine tomato, cilantro, garlic, jalapeno, lime juice, salt and avocado.

  4. Warm tortillas in microwave or skillet. Serve shrimp in warm tortillas with coleslaw mix and avocado salsa. Squeeze lime over taco if desired.

Serving Size: 2 tacos
Calories: 300
Fat: 9 g
Cholesterol: 177 mg
Sodium: 598 mg
Total Carbohydrate: 46 g
Dietary Fiber: 5 g
Protein: 27 g

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