Microwave Speedy Shrimp Taco Plate

Macros / Serving Size

Protein 45 g | Fat 39 g | Carbs 39 g

% Calories of Macros / Serving Size

Calories 672 | Protein 26 % | Fat 51 % | Carbs 23 %

Nutrients / Serving Size

Fiber 10 g | Sodium 662 mg | Sat. Fat 17 g

Ingredients (serves 4)

  • 4 10-12 in. soft tortillas (preferably whole wheat or whole grain)
  • 12-16 oz. frozen cooked medium shrimp, thawed and tails removed
  • 11-12 oz. fresh coleslaw kit (shredded carrots, cabbage, and sauce)
  • 1 fresh lime
  • ½ tsp. cumin
  • ¼ tsp. onion powder
  • ¼ tsp. garlic salt
  • ½ cup of fresh mango, peeled and diced
  • 8 oz. shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tbsp. salsa
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • ¼ cup of fresh cilantro divided.


  1. Pat dry the thawed and detailed cooked shrimp.  Place in a microwave-safe dish.  Cut the lime in half and squeeze the juice of half of the lime over the shrimp.  Add the cumin, onion powder and garlic salt to the shrimp and toss to coat.  Cover and microwave for 2 minutes or until the shrimp is heated through.

  2. Drain and rinse the black beans.  Pour in a microwave-safe dish and stir in the salsa.  Cover and microwave for 90 seconds.

  3. Pour half of the cabbage and carrots of the coleslaw mix into a medium-sized bowl.  Set aside the sauce for another use.  In a medium bowl, mince 1 avocado with the remaining ½ of the lime juice and mix in ¼ cup of the fresh cilantro and the mango.

  4. Warm the tortillas by covering with a damp paper towel in the microwave for 20-30 seconds.

  5. Assemble the plate by placing ¼ of the shrimp in the tortilla topped with the mango, slaw mixture.  Serve alongside the black bean topped with a sprinkle of additional cilantro and a little salt to taste. 


  • This plate is perfect for the office.  Assemble the taco by only placing the shrimp in it.  Put beans on the side.  When ready to eat.  Microwave for 45-60 seconds.  Top with the slaw and enjoy.
  • Nutrition analysis is based on the use of low-sodium cheddar cheese and 12 oz. of shrimp.  Coleslaw mix was not in the database so the analysis includes 3 tbsp. prepared coleslaw dressing, 1.5 cups of shredded cabbage and 1/3 cup of grated carrots.
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