Looking for something quick and delicious for family dinner tonight? Look no further than these easy chili lime shrimp tacos served with delicious rice or lettuce for lower carb!
Easy Shrimp Tacos Served with a Delicious Lime Ranch Sauce
Busy days are perfect for these delicious and easy shrimp tacos!
Some days dinner is pretty much doomed from the start of the day. One thing after another happens until you realize it’s dinner time and you have absolutely no idea what you’re going to make… and did we say it’s dinner time?
These are the days that you will be very tempted to go through the drive-thru and purchase a few very expensive bags of food. But – just by just having a few items on hand that are quick to prepare, you can put a delicious meal on the table snippity snap!
So back on out of that drive-thru and make these delicious shrimp tacos for dinner tonight.
Here are the things you will need to make these delicious and easy chili lime shrimp tacos:
- Shrimp – buy fresh peeled shrimp or unpeeled and peel your own
- 1 pouch of Knorr Rice Sides, Rice Medley . 7 minutes from start to finish and this delicious rice is ready to use in these tacos!
- Taco Seasoning – for this recipe we used mild taco seasoning
- Minced Garlic
- Olive Oil – extra virigin olive oil
- Butter – salted butter
- Flour Tortillas
Make these easy and delicous shrimp tacos for dinner tonight
- 1-1/2 lb. of shrimp
- 1 tablespoon taco seasoning
- 3 teaspoons minced garlic
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 2 tablespoons butter
Melt olive oil and butter in a medium skillet and saute garlic. Add shrimp and sprinkle with taco seasoning. Stir well to combine and saute until shrimp turns pink. This should take about 1-2 minutes. Do not overcook as this will toughen the shrimp.
How to Make Easy Chili Lime Shrimp Tacos
– Cook rice according to directions and keep warm.
– Make the Lime Ranch Sauce
Lime Ranch Sauce
1/2 cup sour cream
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/4 teaspoon onion powder
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
juice from 1/2 a small lime
– Chop your lettuce and dice the fresh tomatoes
– Cook the Seasoned Shrimp
1-1/2 lb. of shrimp
1/2 tablespoon taco seasoning
3 teaspoons minced garlic
1 tablespoon olive oil
splash of lime
1-2 tablespoons butter
Melt olive oil and butter in a medium skillet and sauté garlic. Add shrimp and sprinkle with taco seasoning. Stir well to combine and saute until shrimp turns pink. This should take about 1-2 minutes. Do not overcook as this will toughen the shrimp.
*If you love the taste of lime, drizzle lime over shrimp while cooking.
– Assemble the shrimp tacos
Heat a skillet on medium high heat and cook a flour tortilla on each side for about 30 seconds or until it starts to slightly brown.
Spoon rice down the center of tortilla and add about 3 shrimp on top of the rice. Add lettuce and tomato; drizzle lime ranch sauce over all.
Change things up and add some yummy rice to your shrimp tacos. Shrimp and rice go so well together, why not add some to your tacos and make a meal!
If you sometimes come home tired and frazzle from work, and the kids are asking what’s for dinner, keep a few pouches of Knorr Rice Side Dish Packages for help with a quick meal like these easy shrimp tacos and this Knorr Chicken and Rice Recipe.
What to Serve with Chili Lime Shrimp Tacos
Lime Ranch Sauce
Seasoned Black Beans
Easy Cucumber Salad
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