Recipe of the week: Grilled Shrimp Tacos

Recipe of the week: Grilled Shrimp Tacos

Here’s a wonderful habit to make – enjoy tacos wrapped in lettuce rather than tortillas! It’s just as quick and easy as throwing your taco filling in a traditional tortilla and it will help you along your quest to slimming down, toning up and growing your natural energy reserves!

Courtesy of RealHealthyRecipes.com

What you need
Servings: 6

2 pounds large shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 teaspoon smoked paprika​
1 teaspoon garlic powder​
½ teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
1 teaspoon cumin​
1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 teaspoon sea salt
1 tablespoon olive oil​
1 avocado, mashed
2 teaspoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons almond milk
1 head Butter Lettuce
¼ cup Green Cabbage, shredded

Instructions

1. Arrange the shrimp on skewers. Mix the seasonings in a small bowl and sprinkle over the shrimp.

2. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat and add the olive oil. Add the skewers of shrimp and grill each side until pink and cooked through.

3. In a bowl, combine the mashed avocado, lemon juice, almond milk and a sprinkle of sea salt. Mix until smooth and creamy, adding additional almond milk as needed.

4. Assemble the tacos with a large butter lettuce leaf, a handful of shredded cabbage and 6 grilled shrimp. Drizzle each taco with the avocado sauce. Enjoy! 

Nutrition
One serving equals: 212 calories, 8g fat, 508mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate, 3g fiber, 1g sugar and 29g protein

 

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