Sensational Shrimp Tacos with Coleslaw
Recipe type: dinner
Cuisine: seafood
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Serves: 4
  • Coleslaw Ingredients:
  • 1 small cabbage (shredded)
  • 1 small carrot (shredded)
  • 2 green onions (sliced)
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp honey
  • salt and pepper (to taste)
  • Shrimp:
  • ⅓ cup flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • ¼ tsp paprika
  • 12 oz shrimp (medium)
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • Tacos:
  • 12 tortilla shells
  • cilantro (for garnish)
  • lime juice (for garnish)
  1. Coleslaw:
  2. Shred or thinly slice cabbage and carrots
  3. Combine cabbage and carrots in a large mixing bowl
  4. Whisk all other coleslaw ingredients together
  5. Pour sauce over cabbage and toss to combine
  6. Place in the refrigerator to sit while making the rest of the meal
  7. Shrimp
  8. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat
  9. In a small bowl, combine the flour, salt, pepper, and paprika
  10. Dredge each shrimp in the flour mixture until they are covered
  11. Cook the shrimp in a single layer in the heated oil for about 3-5 minutes per side, until cooked through
  12. Tacos
  13. Heat the corn tortillas according to the directions
  14. Build each taco by place a tortilla on the plate, topped with a scoop of coleslaw and followed by a few of the shrimp
  15. Garnish with cilantro and a splash of lime juice as desired
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