Looking for a healthy shrimp recipe? Here’s one for grilled shrimp tacos with avocado and corn tortillas. It’s quick and easy to prepare and can be made in less than 20 minutes. It’s also low in calories but packed with flavor.

Healthy Shrimp Recipe: Grilled Blackened Shrimp Tacos

Give juicy shrimp tacos a Cajun flavor spin with spices and a quick sear on a hot grill. An easy avocado mash adds creaminess to cool off the spicy kick.

Ingredients (makes 4 servings; 2 tacos each)

• 1 ripe avocado

• 1 tablespoon lime juice

• 1 small clove garlic, grated

• ¼ teaspoon salt

• 1 pound large raw shrimp (16-20 count), peeled and deveined

• 2 tablespoons salt-free Cajun spice blend

• 8 corn tortillas, warmed

• 2 cups iceberg lettuce, chopped

• ½ cup fresh cilantro leaves

• ½ cup prepared pico de gallo

Directions to Make Healthy Shrimp Recipe

1. Preheat grill to medium-high.

2. Mash avocado with a fork in a small bowl. Add lime juice, garlic and salt and stir to combine.

3. Pat shrimp dry. Toss the shrimp with Cajun seasoning in a medium bowl. Thread onto four 10- to 12-inch metal skewers. Grill, turning once, until the shrimp are just cooked through, about 4 minutes total.

4. Serve the shrimp in tortillas, topped with the guacamole, lettuce, cilantro and pico de gallo.


Calories 286
Carbohydrate 30g
Fiber 7g
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 24g
Fat 9g

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