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Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Blueberry Corn Salsa

Have you ever eaten blueberries and corn together? It may seem like a strange combination, but really these two are a match made in heaven! Fresh, sweet kernels of corn pair perfectly with juicy blueberries to create a unique and delicious blend of flavors and textures in these Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Blueberry Corn Salsa.

  • Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Blueberry Corn Salsa
  • Ingredients
    • 4 tsp. canola oil, divided
    • ¾ cup fresh sweet corn kernels
    • 1 cup fresh blueberries
    • ¼ cup chopped white onion
    • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
    • ½ medium jalapeño pepper, finely chopped
    • 1 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
    • ¼ tsp. salt, divided
    • 1 lb. uncooked shrimp, peeled and deveined
    • 1 tsp. ground cumin
    • 1 tsp. chili powder
    • ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper
    • 8 corn tortillas

    1. Heat 1 tsp. oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add corn and cook about 2 minutes or until corn starts to brown. Stir in blueberries and cook 30 seconds. Transfer blueberry corn mixture to a large bowl and stir in onion, cilantro, jalapeño, lime juice, and ⅛ tsp. salt. Reserve. 1. Combine shrimp, cumin, chili powder, cayenne pepper and remaining ⅛ tsp. salt in a medium bowl. Wipe out the skillet and heat 1½ tsp. oil over medium-high heat. Add half the shrimp and cook 1½ to 2 minutes per side or until opaque and cooked through. Transfer to a plate and keep warm. Repeat with remaining 1½ tsp. oil and shrimp. 1. Heat tortillas according to package directions. Place 2 on each serving plate and top evenly with shrimp and blueberry corn salsa. Serve immediately.


    Calories 290, Total Fat 8g (Saturated 0.5g, Trans 0g), Cholesterol 145mg, Sodium 810mg, Total Carbohydrate 38g (Dietary Fiber 5g, Sugars 5g), Protein 20g, Vitamin A 10%, Vitamin C 15%, Calcium 15%, Iron 8% *Nutritional values are an approximation. Actual nutritional values may vary due to preparation techniques, variations related to suppliers, regional and seasonal differences, or rounding.

    Serves: 4 servings

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