Marinated Shrimp Tacos with Mango Salsa are a lighter take on a typical fish taco. Spiced shrimp loaded with shredded cabbage, avocado, fresh mango salsa and feta cheese.
Since moving to San Diego a few years ago, I’ve had every kind of taco you can imagine. Every block in my neighborhood has a taco shop or Mexican restaurant. However, out of all the taco’s i’ve tried, my favorite has always been the shrimp taco. It’s a lighter choice than a fried cod or fried calamari taco. It’s also easier to make at home. I make these shrimp tacos frequently at our house, since I love this recipe so much!
I started out by dicing the fruit and vegetables for the mango salsa. This includes – red onion, red bell pepper, mango, jalapeño pepper, cilantro and lemon juice. Mango is such a great pairing with spicy shrimp. Its sweetness doesn’t overpower the other flavors, which makes for an excellent addition to a salsa.
The shrimp are an incredibly easy food to cook. I like to use raw shrimp to keep them as fresh as possible. In a bowl, you simply add olive oil, cumin, garlic, chili powder, old bay seasoning and a little lime juice. Then you add the shrimp and toss until coated. I usually make this marinade and let the shrimp rest in it while I prepare the mango salsa. That way the taco’s are ready to eat once the shrimp is cooked.
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