Turn an appetizer portion of coconut shrimp into a full meal of tropical tacos with fresh salsa and a sprinkle of spiced cashews.

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total:
20 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
8 tacos and 2 cups salsa
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Air-Fryer Coconut Shrimp Tacos with Pineapple-Avocado Salsa

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  • For salsa, in a small bowl combine pineapple, avocado, bell pepper, red onion, cilantro, lime juice, and hot sauce (if using).

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  • Divide hot coconut shrimp (about two each) among tortillas. Spoon salsa over shrimp and sprinkle with spiced cashews. Serve immediately. If you like, serve with additional hot sauce. Serves 4.

Tips

Crispy shrimp tacos layered with tropical pineapple-avocado salsa are the cure for midwinter blahs.

Nutrition Facts (Air-Fryer Coconut Shrimp Tacos with Pineapple-Avocado Salsa)

579 calories; total fat 23g; saturated fat 10g; polyunsaturated fat 3g; monounsaturated fat 8g; cholesterol 229mg; sodium 639mg; potassium 810mg; carbohydrates 64g; fiber 8g; sugar 13g; protein 34g; trans fatty acid 0g; vitamin a 530IU; vitamin c 36mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 3mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 75mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 145mg; iron 4mg.

Air-Fryer Spiced Cashews

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  • Preheat air fryer to 300°F. Whisk together 2 Tbsp. olive oil, the brown sugar, lime zest and juice, garlic salt, chili powder, cumin, and cayenne (if using). Add cashews; toss to coat. Pour mixture into air-fryer basket. Air-fry 12 minutes or until golden brown, stirring once halfway through cooking.

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  • Spread cashews on a baking sheet or large plate. Let stand 20 minutes to cool and crisp up. Store cashews in an airtight container at room temperature up to 1 week. Serves 8.

Tips

The air fryer is aces at toasting nuts to golden crunchy perfection. Give them time to cool before digging in - they become crunchier as they stand.

Nutrition Facts (Air-Fryer Spiced Cashews)

218 calories; total fat 18g; saturated fat 3g; polyunsaturated fat 3g; monounsaturated fat 10g; cholesterol 0mg; sodium 189mg; potassium 228mg; carbohydrates 13g; fiber 1g; sugar 4g; protein 6g; trans fatty acid 0g; vitamin a 99IU; vitamin c 1mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 0mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 8mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 16mg; iron 2mg.
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