The BEST Shrimp Tacos!

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Flavorful Caribbean Shrimp Tacos with Cabbage Mango Slaw and Cuban Style Blackbeans…healthy and flavorful!



Mango Cabbage Slaw– 2 Cups

Cuban Style Black Beans ( 1 can) – or sub  1 can ( regular) black beans seasoned with 1 teaspoon cumin, 1 teaspoon coriander, 1 teaspoon chili power and salt & pepper to taste.

6-8 toasted corn &flour tortillas ( 6 inch)


  1. Pat dry shrimp really well. Drizzle with just enough oil to lightly coat- 1 to 2 teaspoons.
  2. Mix all spices, salt and sugar in a small bowl. Toss spices with shrimp, mixing well. Set aside and make Mango Cabbage Slaw.
  3. Grill the shrimp over medium high heat…or pan-sear on med-high in a well oiled cast-iron skillet, until just cooked. Squeeze with 1/2 lime.
  4. Serve with grilled or toasted tortillas ( this is important, see above) and Cuban Style Black beans ( black beans seasoned with cumin, coriander, chili powder (or chipotle), salt and pepper )- or purchase “cuban style” canned black beans from Trader Joes ( see post).


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