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Rapid Crispy Shrimp Tacos

Rapid Crispy Shrimp Tacos

with Crunchy Red Cabbage Slaw

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We all love things that are crispy and crunchy, but don’t always want (or have the tools) to in indulge in deep-fried foods. Here’s a workaround that’ll keep everyone satisfied on both ends: we’re dredging shrimp in cornstarch before giving them a light sizzle in the pan. Served with a snappy red cabbage slaw inside warm tortillas, these tacos pack plenty of crunch as you munch, plus lots of tangy favor, too!

Tags:Eat FirstRapid
Allergens:EggsShellfishWheatMilk

Produced in a facility that processes milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, and soybean.

Preparation Time20 minutes
Cooking difficultyLevel 1
Ingredients
serving amount
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serving amount

¼ ounce

Cilantro

1 unit

Lime

1 jar

Mayonnaise

(ContainsEggs)

2 tablespoon

White Wine Vinegar

1 tablespoon

Blackening Spice

10 ounce

Shrimp

(ContainsShellfish)

1 tablespoon

Cornstarch

6 unit

Flour Tortilla

(ContainsWheat)

4 tablespoon

Sour Cream

(ContainsMilk)

4 ounce

Shredded Red Cabbage

4 ounce

Shredded Carrot

Not included in your delivery

unit

Salt

unit

Pepper

2 teaspoon

Vegetable Oil

1 teaspoon

Sugar

Nutrition Values/ per serving
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/ per serving
Calories679 kcal
Fat31 g
Saturated Fat9 g
Carbohydrate63 g
Sugar9 g
Dietary Fiber5 g
Protein32 g
Cholesterol243 mg
Sodium1037 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.
Utensils
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Bowl
Large Pan
Paper Towel
Instructionsarrow up iconarrow up icon
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Prep
Prep
1

Wash and dry all produce. Pick cilantro leaves from stems and discard stems. Halve lime.

Make slaw
Make slaw
2

Toss red cabbage, carrots, 2 TBSP mayonnaise, 1 TBSP Colavita white wine vinegar, 1 tsp blackening spice, juice of half a lime, and 1 tsp sugar in a medium bowl. Season with salt and pepper.

Season shrimp
Season shrimp
3

In another medium bowl, toss shrimp with cornstarch, remaining blackening spice, and a pinch of salt and pepper.

Cook shrimp
Cook shrimp
4

Heat a large drizzle of oil in a large pan over high heat. Add shrimp and cook until opaque in the center and golden and crusty on the outside, about 2 minutes per side.

Warm tortillas
Warm tortillas
5

Wrap tortillas in a damp paper towel and microwave on high 30 seconds.

Assemble and serve
Assemble and serve
6

Fill each tortilla with sour cream, slaw, shrimp, and cilantro leaves. Squeeze lime juice over each and serve.