Grilled Shrimp Tacos

  • Yield: Serves 4
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 6 minutes
Grilled Shrimp Tacos


  • 3/4 cup light sour cream
  • 1 1/2 tsp. lime zest, divided
  • 2 tbsp. fresh lime juice, divided
  • 1 tbsp. finely chopped cilantro
  • 1 lb. medium shrimp, peeled and deveined (about 30 to 35)
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 8 corn tortillas, warmed
  • 1 1/2 cups finely shredded cabbage or napa cabbage
  • Salsa verde (optional)


  1. Coat grill rack with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat grill to medium (300°F to 350°F). For the sauce, in a small bowl whisk together sour cream, 1 teaspoon of the lime zest, 1 tablespoon of the lime juice, plus cilantro. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  2. In a medium bowl combine shrimp, garlic, remaining 1/2 teaspoon lime zest, remaining 1 tablespoon lime juice, and salt and pepper to taste; toss. Thread shrimp onto 5 (10-inch) skewers.* Grill 3 to 5 minutes per side or just until shrimp turn pink.
  3. Place shrimp evenly in tortillas. Top with cabbage, and drizzle with sauce. If desired, serve with salsa verde.

Per serving: 262 calories, 6g fat, 2g saturated fat, 158mg cholesterol, 755mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate, 4g fiber, 19g protein

*If using wooden skewers, soak at least 30 minutes before grilling to prevent burning.

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