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Crunchy Lime Shrimp Tacos with Apple Salsa

Lime shrimp tacos with an apple salsa in a crunchy shell.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6 tacos
Calories 208 kcal


  • Sauté pan
  • Microplane
  • Spatula
  • Mixing Bowl


  • 6 taco shells
  • ¼ cup cotija cheese crumbled

Lime Shrimp

  • 1 lb shrimp peeled and deveined
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp lime zest about 1 lime
  • ½ tbsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • tbsp lime juice
  • tbsp olive oil

Apple Salsa

  • 1 cup Granny smith apple chopped
  • ½ cup red bell pepper chopped
  • ½ cup yellow bell pepper chopped
  • 1 tbsp cilantro chopped finely
  • ¼ cup jalapeño pepper chopped
  • 3 tbsp lime juice
  • cup avocado chopped
  • 1 pinch salt


  • In a bowl combine all of the ingredients for the salsa, cover and set aside.
  • Heat the olive oil in a sauté pan on medium-high heat. Add the shrimp, paprika, salt, pepper and garlic powder. Heat for 1-2 minutes on each side until the shrimp as turned opaque. Add the lime zest and juice and remove from heat.
  • Place equal amounts of shrimp in all of the taco shells. Top with the salsa and cheese.


Serving: 1tacoCalories: 208kcalCarbohydrates: 15gProtein: 18gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 127mgSodium: 203mgPotassium: 387mgFiber: 3gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 545IUVitamin C: 50mgCalcium: 101mgIron: 1mg
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Keyword 30 min meals, Comfort food, Healthy, Meal Prep, Quick and Easy
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