Blackened Cajun Shrimp Tacos with Avocado Salsa Recipe

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Elliot Published: May 14, 2021 Modified: June 9, 2021
Blackened Cajun Shrimp Tacos with Avocado Salsa Recipe

How To Make Blackened Cajun Shrimp Tacos with Avocado Salsa

Brimming with the freshest ingredients, these shrimp tacos are full of Cajun flavors balanced out by a creamy salsa with avocado, corn, and beans.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 3 minutes
Total: 18 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1lbjumbo shrimp,peeled and deveined, remove tails if wanted
  • 1tbspcajun seasoning
  • 2tbspolive oil

For Avocado Salsa:

  • 3roma tomatoes,diced
  • 11ozyellow corn,can, drained
  • 15ozblack beans,can, rinsed and drained
  • ½red onion,diced
  • 2avocados,diced
  • ¼cupcilantro,chopped
  • juice of one lime
  • salt and pepper,to taste
  • crumbled feta,for topping, optional
  • 6flour tortillas,for serving

Instructions

  1. In a ]medium sized bowl add the shrimp and cajun seasoning. Toss until coated. In a medium sized skillet over medium high heat add olive oil and shrimp. Cook for about 2 to 3 minutes until no longer pink.

  2. To make the avocado salsa, add the tomatoes, corn, black beans, red onion, avocado, and cilantro to a bowl. Salt and pepper to taste.

  3. Assemble the tacos dividing the avocado salsa and topping with shrimp. Sprinkle with crumbled feta and serve immediately.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 991.76kcal
  • Fat: 31.15g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.00g
  • Trans Fat: 0.04g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 18.30g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.60g
  • Carbohydrates: 138.95g
  • Fiber: 29.85g
  • Sugar: 12.81g
  • Protein: 50.21g
  • Cholesterol: 142.88mg
  • Sodium: 1421.97mg
  • Calcium: 375.70mg
  • Potassium: 2738.91mg
  • Iron: 10.16mg
  • Vitamin A: 101.47µg
  • Vitamin C: 42.78mg
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