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Baja Shrimp Tacos

  • prep time: 10 min
  • total time: 29 min
  • serves: 4 people
  • calories: 468 1 serving

This southern California classic couldn't be any easier to make because our salsa verde is packed with fabulous flavor.  Tangy tomatillo, fresh jalapeño, onion, garlic and cilantro are perfectly blended in our salsa and add all of the flavor to this dish.  Use it as a quick marinade for the shrimp and then again as a topping.   Shredded carrots and cabbage add sweetness and crunch for the perfect shrimp taco. 


  • 1 pound uncooked shrimp (21-25 count per pound), peeled, deveined and tails removed
  • 1 cup Pace® Salsa Verde
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup guacamole
  • 8 flour tortilla or corn tortillas (6-inch), warmed
  • 1 cup shredded green cabbage
  • 1/2 cup shredded peeled carrot
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro


  • Step 1

    Place the shrimp into a large bowl.  Add 1/4 cup salsa verde and toss to coat.  Cover and refrigerate for at least 15 minutes. (Discard any salsa left in the bowl before cooking the shrimp).

  • Step 2

    Heat the oil in a 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat.  Add the shrimp and cook for 4 minutes or until cooked through.

  • Step 3

    Spread about 2 tablespoons guacamole on each tortilla.  Layer with the cabbage, carrot, cilantro, shrimp and remaining 3/4 cup salsa verde.  Serve with additional salsa verde, if desired.

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Calories 468
Total Fat 17 g
Sat. Fat 2.8 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 143 mg
Sodium 1575 mg
Total Carb 50 g
Dietary Fiber 6 g
Sugar 4 g
Protein 20 g
Vitamin D 1 %DV
Calcium 15 %DV
Iron 15 %DV
Potassium 9 %DV

This nutritional information refers to each serving of the entire recipe and not just the products used as ingredients.