Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Blueberry Corn Cilantro Salsa

Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Blueberry Corn Cilantro Salsa Recipe

Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Blueberry Corn Cilantro Salsa

Average Rating:5 Stars 1 Review
Prep Time:15 minutes
Cook Time:10 minutes
Servings:4

Description:
Blueberries and corn combined in a salsa with fresh cilantro and jalapeno are a nice contrast to shrimp spiced with cumin and chili powder. Cook the shrimp in the same skillet for less cleanup.

Ingredients

  • 4 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 3/4 cups fresh or frozen and thawed corn kernels
  • 1 cup Driscoll's Blueberries
  • 1/4 cups chopped white onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 medium jalapeño pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 plus 1/8 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 1 pound peeled and deveined large shrimp
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/8 to 1/4 cayenne pepper
  • 8 corn tortillas
  1. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add corn and cook about 2 minutes or until corn starts to brown. Stir in blueberries and cook 30 seconds. Transfer blueberry corn mixture to a large bowl and stir in onion, cilantro, jalapeño, lime juice, and 1/8 teaspoon salt; reserve.

    Combine shrimp, cumin, chili powder, cayenne pepper, and remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt in a medium bowl. Wipe out the skillet and heat 1 1/2 teaspoons oil over medium-high heat. Add half the shrimp and cook 1 1/2 to 2 minutes per side or until opaque and cooked through. Transfer to a plate and keep warm. Repeat with remaining oil and shrimp.

    Heat tortillas according to package directions. Place 2 on each serving plate and top with shrimp and blueberry salsa. Serve immediately.

Amount Per Serving

Calories:302
Total Fat:7.58g
Saturated Fat:1.20g
Cholesterol:193.37mg
Sodium:474mg
Total Carbohydrates:35.55g
Dietary Fiber:5.36g
Protein:25.14g
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5 Stars
Deliciously Odd

By smore

I was looking for a quick dinner one night and came across this recipe. While I will admit, it sounds like a weird paring- it was surprisingly delicious. The blueberries warm and lend a sweetness to an otherwise spicy dish that would be hard to cut with something else. It was vey quick to make, and when you are in a rush- this is a good nutritious dinner that I will will be sure repeat this summer. I served this with green