Shrimp Tacos With Spicy Cream Sauce

Total Time
43mins
Prep 35 mins
Cook 8 mins

Another recipe from the Southern Living All-Time Favorites Magazine. The Spicy Cream Sauce uses fat-free sour cream along with spices to jazz up these shrimp tacos. This is on my go-to list of recipes to try.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Whisk together sour cream, 1 teaspoons chili powder, 1/2 teaspoons cumin, 1/2 teaspoons red pepper flakes, 1/4 teaspoons salt and cinnamon. Add 3/4 cup water, stirring until smooth. Cover and chill until ready to serve.
  2. Peel shrimp, and devein. If desired, chop. Combine remaining 1 teaspoons chili powder, 1/2 teaspoons cumin, 1/4 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes and 1/2 teaspoons salt in a shallow dish or a zip-lock plastic freezer bag; add orange juice and shrimp, turning to coat. Cover or seal, and chill 15 minutes.
  3. Remove shrimp from marinade, discarding marinade. Saute garlic in hot oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat 2-3 minutes. Add shrimp, and cook 5 minutes or just until shrimp turns pink. Serve with sour cream mixture and avocado in warm tortillas. Prep time includes refrigeration time.
Most Helpful

Very easy and good -- and this recipe uses things I usually have on hand which makes it a great weekday dinner with a salad. The leftover shrimp is also great tossed in a salad for lunch. Thanks for sharing!

ellie_ November 29, 2011