Grilled Shrimp Tacos With a Zesty Cream Sauce

Cuisine: Tex Mex
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 4 tacos
Here's how to pull together the perfect grilled shrimp tacos!

The combination of these grilled shrimp tacos' lime juice and the coolness of the zesty sauce is the perfect summer jumble. Why not make them on a weekend barbecue? It's a fun recipe for the grill!


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Shrimp Tacos
  1. Soak skewers in water. Prepare the zesty cream sauce and refrigerate. Prepare marinade for shrimp.
  2. In a bowl, whisk together olive oil, chili powder, garlic, lime juice, salt and pepper and cilantro. Skewer the shrimp (4 to a skewer) and brush with marinade.
  3. Heat grill or skillet. Place shrimp on grill or in skillet at medium high and cook until golden brown on each side, about 1½ minutes per side. Remove the shrimp from the skewers.
  4. Slather zesty cream sauce on tortilla. Fold over. Add lettuce, shrimp and more sauce for topping. Serve with lemon wedge and avocado slices.
Zesty Sauce
  1. Mix together ingredients and refrigerate until ready to serve.

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