Fish and Shellfish: Shellfish Dishes: Cool Shrimp Tacos

Delicious tacos featuring shrimp, avocado, veggies, and sour cream - olé!

Author: Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, adapted by CalorieKing
Date: March 16, 2012

Serves: 12 person(s)
Yield: 12 x 1 taco servings

Preparation Time: 20 mins
Cooking Time: 0 mins


    1 1/2 cup fat-free sour cream
    1 oz package taco seasoning mix, divided
    1 cup diced seedless cucumber (or seeded)
    3 green onions, thinly sliced (1/4 cup)
    2 avocados, peeled and diced
    1 Tbsp lemon juice
    1 lb medium shrimp, shelled, deveined, and cooked
    12 butter lettuce leaves, torn
    2 cup shredded reduced-fat Wisconsin Colby Jack cheese
    1 cup chunky salsa
    12 corn tortillas (6-inch) *


    In a large bowl, combine the sour cream and 2 tablespoons of the taco seasoning mix; mix well. Stir in cucumbers, onions, avocados, and lemon juice.

    In a small bowl, toss shrimp and remaining taco seasoning mix together.

    Serve family-style with individual bowls for the sour cream mixture, shrimp, lettuce, salsa, and cheese. Top each tortilla with sour cream mixture and shrimp. Garnish with cheese and salsa.


    * Original recipe includes flour tortillas (6" flour tortilla, average: additional 50 calories per taco), and includes 2 tacos per serving.

    Serving suggestions are not included in the nutritional analysis.

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:227 cals
Kilojoules:951 kJ
Fat:9.9 g
Carbohydrates:19.8 g
Protein:15.7 g
Cholesterol:89.6 mg
Sodium:585 mg
Saturated Fat:3.2 g
Fiber:4.4 g
Calcium:210.0 mg
Total Sugars:2.3 g

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