Nutrition Facts
Healthy Shrimp Tacos with Bacon & Pineapple
Amount Per Serving (2 tacos)
Calories 490 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g18%
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 12g
Cholesterol 134mg
Sodium 2272mg151%
Potassium 616mg14%
Carbohydrates 45g30%
Fiber 26g63%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 27g19%
Vitamin A 1300IU6%
Vitamin C 16.5mg9%
Calcium 200mg14%
Iron 2.2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Healthy Shrimp Tacos with Bacon & Pineapple

Overhead view of 3 shrimp tacos with bacon and pineapple
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Author -- Traci
These tacos have so many dimensions of flavor popping through that you'll want more and more. Don't let the spice scare you off because the avocado's got you covered. #shrimptacos #gestationaldiabetes #summerfood
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time25 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
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Ingredients

Prep

  • .25 cup Cilantro Leaves
  • .25 cup Pineapple, diced
  • .25 cup Red Onion, sliced
  • 1 each Avocado

Cook

  • 2 pieces Thick Bacon
  • 1.5 cups Packaged Coleslaw
  • .5 cup Packaged Shredded Carrots
  • 24 each Medium Shrimp
  • .25 t Salt
  • 1-2 t Louisiana Hot Sauce

Assemble

  • 4 each Low Carb or 100% Whole Wheat Tortillas, small
  • 1 wedge Lime optional

Instructions

Prep

  • Pull the cilantro leaves from the stems. Set aside.
  • Chop the pineapple into 1/4 inch pieces. Set aside.
  • Slice the onion and open the avocado. Set aside.

Cook

  • Heat a skillet on medium heat. When hot, cook the bacon. 
  • While the bacon is cooking, heat another skillet on medium heat. When hot, add  1 Tbsp of the bacon grease or oil, the slaw and carrots. Cook down for 5-10 mins just to take the raw bite away, but not until limp.
  • Remove the slaw and set aside. The bacon should be done now and set aside to cool and drain.
  • Add 1 Tbsp bacon grease or oil to the skillet you used to cook the slaw. Add the shrimp, salt and hot sauce and stir. Cook for 3 minutes.

Assemble

  • Assemble the tacos by spreading 1/2 avocado on each tortilla, then the shrimp, crumbled bacon, onions, slaw, pineapple and cilantro. Squeeze with lime.

Notes

Equipment - Cup & Spoon Measures, 2 large Skillets.
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