Chimichurri Shrimp Tacos

Why you'll love  this recipe:

- Ready in under 30 mins - Bold & bright flavors - Only 5 ingredients - Pretty with red, purple, & pops of bright green sauce.

You will need: cilantro, tortillas, red onion, parsley, red pepper, shallot, limes, avocado, shrimp, red pepper, garlic, jalapeño, cotija, spices, shredded cabbage, red wine vinegar, & oregano.

Make the chimichurri: Add parsley, cilantro, oregano, garlic, shallot, red wine vinegar, lime juice, salt and pepper to a food processor. Pulse until finely chopped.


Transfer the chimichurri to a small bowl or container and stir in olive oil and red pepper flakes. Mix well and set aside.


Next, make the avocado slaw. Mash the avocado flesh with lime juice, salt, and pepper. Mix in jalapeño and cabbage to combine. Set aside.


Combine cumin, paprika, oregano, salt, chili powder, and onion powder together in a large bowl. Toss shrimp together with seasonings until all are well coated. Add in olive oil and mix to combine.


Heat a skillet over medium-high heat. Sear the shrimp for 1-3 minutes on each side. You may have to cook shrimp in batches as to not crowd the pan.


Assemble each taco with avocado slaw, a few shrimp, chimichurri sauce, red pepper, red onion, and cotija cheese.


This recipe pairs perfectly with Roasted Chili Corn Salsa!Made with just a few ingredients, it's the perfect addition to tacos, burritos, bowls or to serve as a side.

If you liked this recipe, try Roasted Mango Habanero Salsa! Sweet and spicy fruit salsa perfect for chip dipping or topping tacos, enchiladas, chicken, pork, grilled meats, shrimp, or fish.

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