Shrimp Tacos

These seasoned shrimp tacos get spice and flavour from cumin and chili powder and are topped with lots of fresh veggies.

Total Time: 18 min.

Prep Time: 15 min.

Cooking Time: 3 min.

Yield: 4 servings, 2 tacos each


1½ tsp. olive oil

2 cloves garlic, crushed

¾ tsp. ground cumin, divided use

½ tsp. ground chili powder

1 lb. raw medium shrimp, cleaned, deveined

¼ cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt

1 tsp. finely chopped lime peel

2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice

2 Tbsp. chopped cilantro

8 corn tortillas (or 6-inch whole wheat tortillas), warm

1 cup shredded red and green cabbage

1 medium tomato, chopped

1 medium avocado, sliced

Fresh cilantro sprigs (for garnish; optional)

Fresh lime wedges (for garnish; optional)


1. Combine oil, garlic, ½ tsp. cumin, chili powder, and shrimp in a medium bowl; mix well. Set aside.

2. Combine yogurt, remaining ¼ tsp. cumin, lime peel, lime juice, and cilantro in a small bowl; mix well. Set aside.

3. Heat medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.

4. Add shrimp mixture; cook, stirring frequently, for 2 to 3 minutes, or until shrimp is firm and opaque.

5. Top each tortilla evenly with cabbage, tomato, shrimp, and avocado.

6. Garnish with cilantro and lime if desired; drizzle each taco with a small spoonful of yogurt mixture.