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Skinny Citrus Shrimp Tacos

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Skinny Citrus Shrimp Tacos
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Servings 8
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Tacos filled with warm citrus shrimp, fresh cucumber salsa and Greek yogurt crema are a smart and delicious skinny indulgence. Pair with a Skinny Cucumber Lime SPAgarita.
Updated Sep 17, 2013

Ingredients

Shrimp and Marinade

  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped jalapeño chiles
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 lb uncooked medium shrimp, peeled, deveined

Cucumber Salsa Fresca

  • 2 plum (Roma) tomatoes, seeded, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped jalapeño chiles
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1/2 English (seedless) cucumber, cut in half lengthwise, thinly sliced (about 1 cup)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Yogurt Crema

  • 1 container (6 oz) Greek Fat Free plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice

Tortillas

  • 8 Old El Paso™ flour tortillas for soft tacos and fajitas (6 inch), heated as directed on package

Steps

  • 1
    In 1-gallon resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix shrimp and marinade ingredients. Seal bag. Refrigerate 30 minutes.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in medium bowl, mix cucumber salsa fresca ingredients. In small bowl, mix yogurt crema ingredients.
  • 3
    Drain shrimp; discard marinade. Heat 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add shrimp; cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pink. Drain, if needed. Spoon shrimp on tortillas; top with cucumber salsa fresca, and drizzle with yogurt crema.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    To make a Skinny Cucumber Lime SPAgarita: Add 3 slices English (seedless) cucumber and half an orange slice to cocktail shaker; break up with muddler or spoon. Add 1 oz blanco tequila, 3/4 oz clear orange-flavored liqueur and 1/2 oz fresh lime juice. Fill shaker with ice; cover and shake vigorously. Strain into cocktail glass. Top with 1/2 oz chilled club soda. Garnish with lime slices and additional orange and cucumber slices. Makes 1 drink. Calories 140; Total Fat 0g; Total Carbohydrate 10g (Dietary Fiber 0g); Protein 0g

Nutrition

140 Calories, 3g Total Fat, 10g Protein, 17g Total Carbohydrate, 3g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving (taco only)
Calories
140
Calories from Fat
25
Total Fat
3g
4%
Saturated Fat
1/2g
3%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
60mg
20%
Sodium
530mg
22%
Potassium
170mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
17g
6%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
3g
Protein
10g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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