Shrimp Tacos with Mango Salsa


For the shrimp:
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 and ¼ pounds of shrimp, peeled, deveined and tails removed
chili powder and salt to taste

For the mango salsa:
1 cup of mango, finely diced
½ cup red bell pepper, finely diced
½ of a jalapeno pepper, minced (remove seeds and ribs to make it milder)
juice of 1 lime
½ cup loosely packed cilantro leaves, finely chopped

For the creamy cilantro lime sauce:
1 cup sour cream (can use light)
½ cup fresh cilantro leaves, roughly chopped
2 teaspoons lime juice
1 and ½ teaspoons honey
¼ cup prepared green salsa
salt and pepper to taste

1 cup shredded purple cabbage
8 corn or flour tortillas

  1. For the shrimp: Heat the olive oil over high heat in a large pan. Season both sides of the shrimp with chili powder and salt to taste. Place the shrimp in a single layer in the pan and sear for 2-3 minutes per side, until shrimp are pink and cooked through.
  2. For the mango salsa: Combine all the ingredients in a bowl, add salt to taste. Cover the bowl and place it in the refrigerator for at least 15 minutes, up to 4 hours.
  3. For the creamy cilantro sauce: Place all ingredients in the food processor; process until sauce is smooth and creamy. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. To serve: Warm the tortillas. Add a spoonful of sauce, a handful of cabbage and place the shrimp on top of the cabbage. Top with mango salsa and serve immediately.

Make Ahead: The mango salsa and cilantro sauce can be made up to 4 hours in advance.

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