These tacos are super flavorful, filling, and on the lighter side! Shrimp is spiced with chipotle pepper & fresh lime juice and served over a bed of seasoned black beans tucked into a warm tortilla, topped with a fresh and fruity pineapple peach salsa.
In a medium bowl, combine all of the shrimp ingredients (except the tortillas) and toss/stir to coat. Set aside to marinate while you prep the remaining ingredients.
In a separate medium bowl, combine all salsa ingredients and stir gently to combine. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
Heat the olive oil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the chopped onion and sauté until slightly softened, about 2 minutes. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant, about one minute more. Add the beans, spices and water, stir to combine and cook until flavors are combined and beans are heated through, about 3 more minutes.
Heat a large saucepan over medium high heat. Add the shrimp and the marinade to the pan and cook stirring/flipping occasionally for about 3-5 minutes, until shrimp are pink and opaque. Use a slotted spoon to remove the shrimp from the pan (discard the remaining marinade/cooking liquid).
Warm the tortillas as desired - either for a few seconds each in the microwave, or for a minute or two per side in a dry skillet over low heat. Evenly divide the black beans, shrimp, and salsa between the four tortillas. Enjoy immediately!
You can substitute larger or smaller shrimp if that's what's available to you, but be sure to adjust the cook time accordingly. I use frozen shrimp because its easy, accessible and tastes great! Just thaw the shrimp in a bowl of cold water and then pat dry.
Don't let the shrimp sit in the marinade for too long - just while you prep the rest of the ingredients is perfect. Shrimp cooks very quickly and the acidic lime juice in the marinade can actually start to cook the shrimp if it sits for too long.
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