Shrimp Scampi Tacos

Shrimp Scampi Tacos

Ingredients

  • 5 tablespoons Skinny Creamy Caesar Dressing
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 pound peeled and deveined jumbo shrimp
  • Salt & pepper
  • Pinch red pepper flakes
  • Juice from ½ a lemon
  • 2 tablespoon chopped fresh Italian parsley
  • 8 corn tortillas
  • 8 romaine lettuce leaves, thinly sliced
  • 2 ½ tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese

For the Skinny Caesar Dressing

  • 1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • 1 small garlic clove
  • ½ tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 5 tablespoons Greek yogurt
  • Salt & pepper

Directions

  1. In a small blender or food processor, combine dressing ingredients.  Process until smooth, adding a little water, if necessary, for thinner consistency. Set aside.
  2. Add butter and oil to a large skillet over medium heat.  When butter is melted, add garlic and sauté 30 seconds.  Add shrimp and season with salt and pepper. Cook 2 minutes then flip. Cook an additional 2 minutes or until shrimp are opaque and cooked through. Remove from heat and add red pepper, lemon juice, and parsley. Toss to evenly coat.
  3. Meanwhile, heat tortillas according to package directions. In a medium bowl, toss lettuce with 2 tablespoons Caesar dressing.
  4. Divide tortillas and shrimp evenly among 4 plates.  Spoon pan sauce over shrimp, top each with freshly grated parmesan, and Caesar slaw. 

Enjoy!

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