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Published on February 22, 2017

Chipotle lime shrimp tacos with avocado salsa recipe

Makes 4 servings


  • 1 medium avocado
  • 1 medium tomato
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • ¼ cup red or sweet onion
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro
  • ½ cup black beans
  • 2-3 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 1 lb. shrimp, peeled and deveined*
  • 1 tsp. chipotle chili powder or Mexican chili powder
  • 3 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp. canola or olive oil
  • 8 corn tortillas


Dice avocado and tomato and place in a medium bowl. Mince garlic , set half aside for cooking shrimp. Finely chop onion and cilantro, add to avocado and tomatoes along with half of minced garlic. Drain black beans, add to bowl along with lime juice and mix all ingredients together. Set aside. In another medium bowl mix shrimp, garlic, chili powder, oil and lime juice. Heat skillet over medium-high heat and add shrimp mixture. Cook shrimp until opaque (about 2 minutes on each side). Assemble tacos by adding shrimp to corn tortillas and topping with avocado salsa.

*You may substitute any fish for shrimp

Nutrition Analysis per serving (2 tacos and ¼ cup salsa): 390 calories, 16.5g fat, 33g protein, 29g carbohydrate, 6.5g fiber, 415 mg sodium

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