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Grilled Shrimp Tacos

Shrimp are a natural for the grill. They cook quickly, look impressive, and can take any seasoning you throw at them, making them perfect for tacos. Served with a simple chipotle sauce for some kick, and a fresh slaw for some crunch, these tacos are a fiesta of tastes and textures in every bite.

Makes

4 servings

Total Time

30 minutes

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Ingredients

FOR THE SHRIMP, WHISK:

FOR THE CHIPOTLE SAUCE, WHISK:

FOR THE RED SLAW, COMBINE:

While the shrimp marinates, make the sauce and slaw. Then wrap the tortillas in foil, thread the shrimp onto skewers, and grill.

Instructions

For the shrimp, whisk together lime juice, oil, and chili powder in a bowl. Add shrimp and chill until ready to skewer.

Prepare grill for two-zone grilling, heating one side to medium-high and the other side to medium-low. Brush grill grate with oil.

For the chipotle sauce, whisk together mayonnaise, chipotles, honey, and lime juice; season with salt and chill until ready to serve (or up to 2 days).

For the red slaw, combine cabbage, scallions, cilantro, oil, and vinegar. Season slaw with salt and chill until ready to serve (or up to 1 hour).

Wrap tortillas in foil. Thread shrimp onto four metal skewers.

Grill foil-wrapped tortillas, covered, over medium-low heat, 34 minutes per side. Grill shrimp skewers, covered, over medium-high heat, 12 minutes per side. Remove tortillas and skewers from grill.

To serve, divide slaw and shrimp among tortillas; drizzle with sauce.

Thread marinated shrimp onto skewers, going through the tail and head to hold them in place.

Thread marinated shrimp onto skewers, going through the tail and head to hold them in place.

Combine the oil, vinegar, and salt for the slaw dressing and toss with the cabbage mixture until coated.

Combine the oil, vinegar, and salt for the slaw dressing and toss with the cabbage mixture until coated.

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