Shrimp Tacos With Chipotle Lime Slaw

August 9, 2022

Dinner Dressings + Seasonings Homemaking Recipes

These easy weeknight Shrimp Tacos With Chipotle Lime Slaw will become a family favorite. Here is how to make them. In a medium skillet, add the oil, shrimp, and garlic salt. Cook until the shrimp turns pink throughout, about 5 to 10 minutes.

In a medium mixing bowl add the shredded cabbage, red onion, cilantro, and toss with the Chipotle Lime Crema Sauce, add more or less to taste. To serve, add shrimp to a warmed tortilla, and top with a generous amount of Chipotle Lime Slaw. Enjoy!

Chipotle Lime Crema Sauce

Shrimp Tacos With Chipotle Lime Slaw

Course Dinner
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 8 Tacos
Author Stasia Wimmer Boschetti

Ingredients

Shrimp

  • 4 cups (two 12oz bags) medium size raw shrimp, peeled, deveined and tail removed
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • teaspoon garlic salt

Chipotle Lime Slaw

  • ½ a green cabbage, shredded
  • ½ a red cabbage, shredded
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • ½ cup fresh cilantro, roughly chop or leave whole
  • ½ cup Chipotle Lime Crema Sauce, more or less to taste

Tortillas

  • 8 small flour or corn tortillas, warmed

Chipotle Lime Crema Sauce

  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • tablespoons chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, pureed
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt

Instructions

Shrimp Tacos

  1. In a medium skillet, add the oil, shrimp, and garlic salt. Cook until the shrimp turns pink throughout, about 5 to 10 minutes.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl add the shredded cabbage, red onion, and cilantro. Toss with the Chipotle Lime Crema Sauce, add more or less to taste.

  3. To serve, add shrimp to a warmed tortilla, and top with a generous amount of Chipotle Lime Slaw. Enjoy!

Chipotle Lime Crema Sauce

  1. Place a small can of adobo peppers (with liquid in the can) into a mini food processor or blender, puree until smooth. To a small mixing bowl, add mayonnaise, sour cream, pureed peppers, garlic powder, lime juice, and salt. Whisk together until combined and smooth. Prep Time 15 minutes. Servings 1 cup.

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