Shrimp and onion tacos

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PREP TIME

5 min

TOTAL TIME

25 min

* PLUS Serves: 4
Shrimp and onion tacos

Shrimp tacos. Photo, Sian Richards.


Ingredients

  • 1 red onion
  • 400-g pkg frozen raw large shrimp , thawed and peeled
  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • 4 soft corn or flour tortillas

Instructions

  • PREHEAT barbecue to medium-high.
  • PEEL onion and cut into 8 wedges, keeping the core intact to hold each wedge together. Toss onion and shrimp with oil in a large bowl. Season with fresh pepper. Oil grill. Barbecue onion wedges, lid open, until charred on 1 side, about 3 min. Flip, then add shrimp. Barbecue until shrimp turn pink and onions are tender, about 2 min per side. Transfer shrimp to a plate and onions to a cutting board. Coarsely chop onions.
  • SERVE shrimp and onions on tortillas.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 311,
  • Protein
  • 19 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 33 g,
  • Fat
  • 12 g,
  • Fibre
  • 1 g,
  • Sodium
  • 473 mg.
  • Excellent source of
  • Vitamin B12

Tip: Try these tacos with guacamole, pineapple-watermelon salsa and a squeeze of lime.