Salsa-Shrimp Tacos

Quick-cooking shrimp is a fantastic, from-the-sea filling for tacos that take 15 minutes to prepare.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

3/4
cup Old El Paso™ Thick ‘n Chunky salsa
1/2
cup frozen chopped green bell pepper
3/4
lb uncooked deveined peeled medium shrimp, thawed if frozen, tail shells removed
1
box (4.6 oz) Old El Paso™ taco shells (12 shells)
3/4
cup shredded Mexican cheese blend (3 oz)
3/4
cup shredded lettuce
1/4
cup Old El Paso™ taco sauce

  • 1 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat salsa and bell pepper over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until warm.
  • 2 Stir in shrimp. Cook 3 to 4 minutes, turning shrimp occasionally, until shrimp are pink.
  • 3 Fill each taco shell with about 1/4 cup shrimp mixture. Top with cheese, lettuce and taco sauce.

Expert Tips

Serve tacos immediately. If left to stand, the shells will become soggy.

Any variety of cheese can be used.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
190
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
2g
2%
),
Cholesterol
95mg
95%;
Sodium
400mg
400%;
Total Carbohydrate
16g
16%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
13g
13%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.