Recipes and Cooking Shrimp Tacos with Lime Slaw 4.1 (106) 3 Reviews These shrimp tacos are about to be your go-to recipe. The combination of warm spices in this shrimp taco recipe give an explosion of flavor after marinating together for 30 minutes. Serving the shrimp tacos with slaw calms the spices with a zesty, tangy finish thanks to the lime and sour cream. By Maggie Meyer Glisan Maggie Meyer Glisan Instagram Twitter Website Maggie Meyer Glisan is the owner of the party supplier, Oh Hey Magpie, which makes custom invitations, cookies, and decorations. She spent nearly a decade working for Better Homes & Gardens as a food editor, then worked as a content manager for Hy-Vee Foods before starting her business. She continues to freelance write about food for Commercial Baking and Fine Cooking. Maggie has worked as a graphic designer and food photographer while at Better Homes & Gardens.Maggie Meyer Glisan graduated from the University of Missouri with a journalism degree, with an emphasis on magazine design. She also minored in business, which has equipped her to become an entrepreneur. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on February 1, 2013 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Total Time: 45 mins Servings: 6 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 pound fresh or frozen medium shrimp, peeled and deveined 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon chili powder ½ teaspoon salt 1 lime 3 cup shredded red cabbage ½ cup sour cream 1 teaspoon finely chopped canned chipotle pepper in adobo sauce 12 6-inch corn tortillas Fresh cilantro (optional) Lime wedges (optional) Directions Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Rinse shrimp; pat dry. In a resealable plastic bag combine olive oil, garlic, cumin, chili powder, and 1/4 tsp. salt; add shrimp. Seal bag and turn to coat shrimp; chill 30 minutes. Meanwhile, finely shred peel from lime; juice lime. For lime slaw, in a large bowl combine the lime peel, lime juice, cabbage, and remaining 1/4 tsp. salt; set aside. In a small bowl combine sour cream and chipotle pepper; set aside. Wrap tortillas in foil. Thread shrimp on 10-inch metal skewers.* On a covered grill, grill tortilla packet directly over medium heat for 5 minutes; turning once. Add shrimp to grill; cook 5 to 8 minutes or until opaque, turning halfway through grilling. Remove tortilla packet from grill. Remove shrimp from skewers. To serve, spread tortillas with sour cream mixture. Top with lime slaw and shrimp. Sprinkle with cilantro and pass lime wedges, if desired. Blaine Moats * If using wooden skewers, soak in water 30 minutes before using. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 233 Calories 7g Fat 25g Carbs 18g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 233 % Daily Value * Total Fat 7g 9% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Cholesterol 131mg 44% Sodium 319mg 14% Total Carbohydrate 25g 9% Total Sugars 4g Protein 18g Vitamin C 22.8mg 114% Calcium 109mg 8% Iron 1.7mg 9% Potassium 328mg 7% Folate, total 8mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.