Shrimp Tacos With Black Beans

Shrimp Tacos With Black Beans
Christopher Baker
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Serves 4
preparation
35
minutes
cooking
35
minutes

Ingredients

1/2
cup
plus 1 tablespoon olive oil
4
scallions, sliced, white and green parts separated
2
15.5-ounce cans black beans, rinsed
kosher salt and black pepper
1
pound
peeled and deveined small shrimp
1
large egg white, beaten
1/2
cup
all-purpose flour
1/2
cup
cornmeal
8
6-inch corn tortillas, warmed
cut up avocado, salsa, cilantro, hot sauce, sour cream, and lime wedges, for serving

Directions

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a small pot over medium heat. Add the scallion whites and cook, stirring, until softened, 1 to 2 minutes.
  2. Add the beans, ¼ cup water, and ½ teaspoon each salt and pepper. Cook until warmed through, 3 to 4 minutes. Stir in the scallion greens.
  3. Toss the shrimp with the egg white in a shallow bowl,. In a separate shallow bowl, combine the flour, cornmeal, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Add the shrimp and toss to coat.
  4. Heat the remaining ½ cup of oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Fry the shrimp, in batches, until golden, 2 to 3 minutes per side.
  5. Serve the shrimp in the tortillas with the avocado, salsa, cilantro, hot sauce, sour cream, and lime wedges, alongside the beans.
Charlyne Mattox
September 2011

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 579
  • Fat 15 g
  • Sat Fat 2 g
  • Cholesterol 229 mg
  • Sodium 1,147 mg
  • Protein 43 g
  • Carbohydrate 72 g
  • Sugar 2 g
  • Fiber 12 g
  • Iron 7 mg
  • Calcium 179 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.

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