These healthy and delicious shrimp tacos are made with frozen shrimp, jarred tomatillo salsa verde, store-bought broccoli slaw, and a quick and easy homemade avocado crema.
Course Main Course
Keyword shrimp tacos
Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 20minutes
Total Time 35minutes
Servings 4-6 tacos
1poundKroger frozen shrimp, medium size
1tablespoonextra-virgin olive oil
6garlic cloves, peeled
1/2cupcilantro leaves plus more for garnish
1/4cupKroger low fat sour cream
1avocado, peeled, pitted and coarsely chopped
8-12Kroger white corn tortillas
1/2cupKroger broccoli and carrot slaw
Kroger queso fresco
Kroger mild tomatillo salsa verde
freshly ground black pepper
Thaw the shrimp and peel the shells off of the shrimp and discard. Season the shrimp with a sprinkle of kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, gently toss and set aside.
Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Smash 5 of the garlic cloves with the side of a heavy knife and place in the skillet, reserving the additional garlic clove. Reduce the heat to low and simmer the garlic for 10-15 minutes, turning the cloves occasionally until the garlic is fragrant and lightly browned all over. Remove the garlic from the pan, set aside and remove the pan from the heat reserving to use to cook the shrimp.
While the garlic is simmering, finely mince the remaining clove of garlic and add to the bowl of a food processor. Chop the softest parts of the reserved cooked garlic and add to the food processor. Add the juice of 1 lime, the 1/2 cup cilantro leaves and whiz the food processor until the leaves and garlic are finely chopped. Add the sour cream, the chopped avocado and the kosher salt and whiz until the mixture is smooth and combined.
Bring the pan with the reserved garlic oil in to medium heat. Add the shrimp and cook for 2 minutes on each side.
Stack and cover the corn tortillas in a dish towel and microwave for 30 seconds.
For each taco, stack 2 corn tortillas together and spread a spoonful or two of the avocado crema on the top tortilla. Add some broccoli slaw 4-5 shrimps and top with queso fresco, tomatillo salsa and garnish with cilantro leaves. Serve with lime wedges.