Calories

280

Protein

25g

Carbs

33g

Fat

6g

Make taco night amazing with these Grilled Shrimp Tacos with Blueberry Pineapple Salsa! We spiced ‘em up with some Cajun seasoning to give a little kick, and the fruity salsa adds the perfect amount of sweetness to balance it out. Don’t want tacos? This dish is also delicious served without shells—just the delicious shrimp topped with sweet salsa.The best part about this meal is that it can be prepared almost entirely ahead of time. Then all you’ll need to do is fire up the grill!

Grilled Shrimp Tacos with Blueberry Pineapple Salsa

Prep Time

35 min

Cook Time

5 min

Total Time

40 min

Recipe Type: Dinner

Serving Size: 2 tacos

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound untreated, fresh shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
  • 8 corn tortillas

Blueberry Pineapple Salsa

  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 cup pineapple, diced
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped
  • 1 lime, zested
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • ¼ teaspoon salt

 

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients for the salsa in a medium bowl.
  2. Mix well.
  3. Store leftovers in a sealed container, then refrigerate.
  4. Toss the shrimp in a ziploc bag with the rest ingredients, excluding the salsa.
  5. Marinate at room temperature for 20 minutes.
  6. Skewer the shrimp.
  7. Grill over medium heat for about 2 minutes on each side, or until the shrimp turns pink.
  8. To assemble tacos, top each tortilla with 2 ounces of shrimp (about 5) and ¼ cup salsa.
  9. Store leftover salsa in the fridge.

 

NUTRITIONAL INFO PER SERVING
Calories 280 (50 from fat)
Total fat 6g
Saturated fat .5g
Cholesterol 185mg
Sodium 530mg
Carbohydrate 33g (4g dietary fiber, 8g sugar)
Protein 25g

 

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