Preparation
10 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
Serves
4
Cooking Level
easy

Ingredients

  • For the salsa:
  • 1 Pure Flavor® Solara Mini Melon
  • 1 Pure Flavor® Long English Cucumber, diced
  • 1 jalapeno, halved and sliced
  • 1 lime, zested and juiced
  • ½ cup cilantro, chopped
  • ½ cup red onion, finely chopped
  • ½ tsp salt
  • For the tacos:
  • 1 lb shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 8 corn tortillas
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 1 lime, zested and juiced
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp chipotle chili powder
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • Cotija cheese, for garnish

Directions

Step 1

Add the shrimp, garlic powder, chipotle chili powder, paprika, cumin, salt, olive oil, and lemon and lime juices and zests to a mixing bowl and toss well.

Step 2

Heat a skillet on medium-high heat and cook the shrimp for 3 minutes per side or until slightly pink.

Step 3

Cut the melon in half and remove the seeds. Scoop out the flesh, dice the melon and set the melon bowls aside leaving the outer layer intact.

Step 4

In a mixing bowl, combine all salsa ingredients together and transfer to melon bowls.

Step 5

In skillet, toast tortillas on both sides to desired crispiness. To serve, fill each tortilla with shrimp, salsa, and garnish with cheese.

Pro Tip

Allow the shrimp to marinate for 30 minutes for optimal flavor.

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