Savor the taste of these Cumin Lime Grilled Shrimp Tacos, a tantalizing dish that brings together the bold flavors of cumin and the zesty kick of lime. Perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or a festive gathering with friends.
Cumin Lime Grilled Shrimp Tacos
- 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- Juice of 2 limes
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 8 small flour tortillas
- 1 cup shredded lettuce
- 1 cup diced tomatoes
- 1/2 cup chopped red onion
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
- Sour cream and lime wedges for serving
- Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
- In a bowl, combine olive oil, ground cumin, lime juice, salt, and pepper.
- Add the shrimp to the marinade and toss to coat evenly. Let it marinate for 15-20 minutes.
- Thread the marinated shrimp onto skewers.
- Grill the shrimp skewers for 2-3 minutes per side or until they are opaque and cooked through.
- Warm the tortillas on the grill for about 30 seconds per side.
- Assemble the tacos by placing a few shrimp on each tortilla and topping with lettuce, tomatoes, red onion, and cilantro.
- Serve with sour cream and lime wedges on the side.
Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 6 minutes | Total Time: 21 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories 320, Total Fat 12g, Saturated Fat 2g, Cholesterol 180mg, Sodium 680mg, Total Carbohydrate 28g, Dietary Fiber 3g, Sugars 3g, Protein 25g