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Shrimp Tacos with Spicy Cream Sauce

Makes 8 servingsSandwich Recipes from AlansKitchen.com

Prep Time: 20 min.
Chilling Time: 15 min.
Cooking Time: 10 min.

Ingredients:

  •    1  container (16-ounce) nonfat sour cream

  •    2  teaspoon chili powder (divided)

  •    1  teaspoon ground cumin (divided)

  • 3/4  teaspoon ground red pepper (divided)

  • 3/4  teaspoon salt (divided)

  • 1/4  teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1/2  cup water

  •    1  pound medium-size fresh shrimp (unpeeled)

  •    3  Tablespoons orange juice

  •    2  garlic cloves (minced)

  •    2  teaspoons olive oil

  •    1  avocado (chopped)

  •    8  corn (8-inch) tortillas (warmed)

Directions:

  1. In a bowl, whisk together sour cream, 1-teaspoon chili powder, 1/2-teaspoon cumin, 1/2-teaspoon red pepper, 1/4-teaspoon salt, and cinnamon.  Add 1/2-cup water. You want to stir until smooth.  Cover and chill until ready to serve.  Peel shrimp (devein) and chop.

  2. In a shallow dish or heavy-duty zip-top plastic bag, combine remaining 1-teaspoon chili powder, 1/2-teaspoon cumin, 1/4-teaspoon red pepper, and 1/2-teaspoon salt.  Add orange juice and shrimp, turning to coat.  Cover or seal.  Chill for 15 minutes.

  3. Remove shrimp from marinade and discard marinade.  In a large skillet over medium-high heat, you want to sauté shrimp for 2 to 3 minutes or just until shrimp turns pink.  Place shrimp in tortilla and top with sour cream mixture and avocado.

Per serving: Calories 212 (26% from fat)
Fat 6.2g (sat 1g, mono 3.6g, poly 1.1g)
Protein 13g, Carb 26g, Fiber 3g
Chol 72mg, Iron 2mg
Sodium 391mg, Calc 140mg

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