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Shrimp Tacos With Watermelon Jicama Salad
Courtesy of epicurious
Servings: 6
Prep Time: 15 Min.
Cook Time: 6 Min.
What you need:
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For the Watermelon Jicama Salad:
1 small seedless watermelon, chopped
1/2 c. jicama, peeled and julienned
1/4 c. chopped cilantro
1/2 fresh jalapeño, de-seeded and
finely diced
juice from 1 lime

For the Shrimp Tacos:
2 Tbsp. finely diced pickled jalapeños
1 c. plain Greek yogurt
1/2 lb. shrimp, peeled and deveined
salt and pepper, to taste
red chili powder, to taste
ground cumin, to taste
1/4 c. extra virgin olive oil
1 dozen 5-inch white corn tortillas
2 c. shredded cabbage
1 avocado, sliced
1 lime, quartered
salsa, optional
What to do:
1. In a small bowl, combine the pickled jalapeños with the plain Greek yogurt. Place in the refrigerator.
2. To make the Watermelon Jicama Salad: In a large bowl, mix all the ingredients.
3. In a large bowl, lightly season the shrimp with salt, pepper, red chili powder, and cumin. In a medium sauté pan, warm the olive oil. Add the shrimp and cook until pink and lightly browned, 6 to 8 minutes. Warm the tortillas on a grill, in a pan, or in the microwave.
4. Place three shrimp in the tortilla and top with a drizzle of your jalapeño yogurt sauce; top with cabbage and avocado and serve with a lime wedge. Feel free to top with your favorite salsa.

From The 2014 Healthy Lunchtime Challenge Cookbook
Recipe Provided by Cody Vasquez, Age 11
All Food Photography by Jeff Elkins of Jeff Elkins Photography for Epicurious
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Nutritional information:
Calories: 382;   Total Fat: 22g;   Total Carbs: 35g;   Protein: 15g;  
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