Mango Chile Shrimp Tacos

Sweet mango, spicy seared shrimp and creamy slaw combine for a fantastic shrimp taco.

4

Servings

80 Mins

Prep Time

6 Mins

Cook Time

Prep

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Devein the Shrimp

Using a pair of scissors, cut through the back of the shell from the head to the tail and carefully remove the vein.

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Remove the Shells

Starting from the tail, carefully remove the shell. If desired, remove the tail.

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Make the Marinade

Measure and combine the marinade ingredients in a medium size bowl. Mix until well incorporated.

  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil6 Tbsps.
  • Garlic Clove(finely chopped)1
  • Chili Powder2 tsps.
  • Smoked Paprika2 tsps.
  • Chili Flake2 tsps.
  • Lime Juice1 Tbsp.
  • Kosher Salt 12 tsp.
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Toss the Shrimp in the Marinade

Toss the shrimp in the marinade. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate. You can marinade the shrimp for up to 1 hour if desired.

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Peel the Mango

Peel the mango and slice around the pit.

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Thinly Slice the Mango

Slice the mango into thin matchstick size pieces (about ⅛ inch thick.)

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Make the Dressing for the Slaw

Whisk together the dressing ingredients until well incorporated.

  • Sour Cream 12 cup
  • Lime Juice2 Tbsps.
  • Sriracha1 Tbsp.
  • Cumin(ground) 18 tsp.
  • Chili Powder 14 tsp.
  • Kosher Salt1 tsp.
  • Cilantro Leaves(finely chopped)2 Tbsps.
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Mix the Slaw

In a mixing bowl toss the jalapeno, mango and cabbage with the slaw dressing. Set aside.

  • Jalapeno(deseeded, thinly sliced) 12 cup
  • Mango(peeled, thinly sliced)1 cup
  • Cabbage(thinly sliced)2 12 cups
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Remove the Shrimp from the Marinade

Transfer the shrimp to a paper towel lined tray.

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Cooking Steps

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1. Add the Oil and Preheat the Pan

Add the oil and prehat the pan to 435°F/225°C (high).

  • Canola Oil1 Tbsp.
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2. Add Some Shrimp to the Pan and Cook

Add a single layer of shrimp making sure not to overlap. Cook the shrimp for 1 minute and 15 seconds.

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3. Flip and Finish Cooking the Shrimp

Flip and cook the shrimp for another 1 minute and 15 seconds.

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4. Remove the Shrimp

Transfer the shrimp to a paper towel lined tray or plate. If cooking more shrimp, make sure to wash and dry the pan.

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5. Assemble the Tacos

Place a generous amount of the slaw in the center of each warm tortilla and add some of the cooked shrimp to each.

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6. Garnish and Serve

Garnish each taco with cilantro leaves and a squeeze of lime juice. Serve immediately.

  • Lime Wedges2
  • Cilantro Leaves(picked)30
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