Shrimp Recipe: Stop Protein Cravings!

If you have abstained from eating beef and poultry because of Lent, try cooking this delicious seafood alternative…you will love it! With this fresh fry meal you will be able to please yourself with things you love to eat, without breaking the Lenten diet. This tasteful Fiesta Popcorn Shrimp Tacos recipe from the Woman’s Day website is easy and fast to cook:

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (12 oz.) of Popcorn shrimp
  • 8-10 flour tortillas, heated according to package directions
  • 8 ounces of white shredded cheddar cheese
  • 14 ounces of coleslaw mix (shredded cabbage)
  • 1 large tomato, diced
  • 2 cans of sliced black olives
  • Lime wedges (optional)
  • Milk, as needed to thin

Sauce

  • 8 ounces of sour cream
  • 1 ounce packet ranch dressing mix
  • 1 ¼ ounces packet taco seasoning
  • Milk, as needed to thin

Directions:

  1. Bake shrimp according to package directions.
  2. Combine sauce ingredients, adding taco seasoning to taste. Thin sauce if need with 1-2 tablespoons of milk.
  3. Spread a tablespoon of sauce over each warm tortilla, shredded cabbage, cheese, tomato and olives. Top with cooked shrimp. Serve with lime wedges, if desired.

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