Shrimp Tacos

Shrimp tacos

Shrimp Tacos

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Shrimp tacos

I love shrimp…and I love tacos…it only makes sense that I love Shrimp Tacos! Once again, we’re using our gluten free seasoning with this shrimp taco recipe which is loaded with flavor …a wonderful compliment to the shrimp.

Cooked shrimp in a bowl

For shrimp tacos, I love using these raw shrimp…detailed and deveined. They’re big…they’re flavorful…and they’re great for shrimp tacos!

Looking for a gluten-free seasoning??? You’ll love this!

For 1 pound of shrimp:

  • Trader Joe’s Chili Lime powder – 1 tbsp
  • Ground cumin – 1 tsp
  • Garlic powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Oregano – 1/2 tsp
  • Smoked paprika – 1/2 tsp
  • Chia seeds – 1 tbsp
Close up of shrimp tacos

Add your toppings and enjoy!

Black beans cooking in a pan

This black bean, shallot and green onion mixture is such a healthy addition to any Taco Tuesday. Black beans provide so many health benefits and are very tasty too.

Cooked quinoa in a bowl

Went with quinoa as a filler on this shrimp taco recipe.


Shrimp tacos

Shrimp Tacos

I love shrimp…and I love tacos…it only makes sense that I love Shrimp Tacos! Once again, we’re using our gluten free seasoning with this shrimp taco recipe which is loaded with flavor …a wonderful compliment to the shrimp.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4

Equipment

  • Skillet
  • Sauce Pot

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb raw shrimp peeled, deveined
  • 15 oz black beans canned
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 green onions separate white bottoms from green tops
  • 1 tbsp shallot minced
  • Tortillas or taco shells

Seasoning

  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp oregano dried
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds or flaxseed meal

Instructions
 

  • Cook quinoa – follow directions but add a 1/2 tsp of seasoning to the pot of water. Fluff with a fork and set aside.
  • After the quinoa has cooked for about 15 minutes or so, add 1 tsp olive oil to a pan and heat. Add the white scallions and shallot to the pan. Cook for 2-3 minutes until soft. Add the beans, 1/3 cup of water and a tsp if the seasoning. Cook until the water has been cooked off – about 7-10 minutes. Set aside.
  • While the beans cook, add 1 Tbsp of olive oil to a pan and heat. When oil is hot, add the shrimp in a single layer. Cook for about 3-4 minutes and flip. Add the remaining seasoning and cook for another 3/4 minutes until the shrimp is opaque. Move to a bowl.
  • Warm tortillas per the instructions given.

Notes

Serve hot with your favorite toppings.  Enjoy!
Keyword shrimp, shrimp tacos, tacos

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