Florida OJ Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Citrus Slaw

Spice up family taco night with our Florida OJ Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Citrus Slaw. The balance of zesty and tangy flavours are sure to make this a dinner favorite. Plus, it contains essential nutrients, like vitamin C, that help keep your body strong and healthy!


Shrimp Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup (125mL) Florida Orange Juice
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup olive oil, plus 1 tablespoon
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon garlic chili paste
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 pounds medium shrimp, peeled and deveined

Slaw Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup (60mL) Florida Orange Juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Pinch freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cups thinly shredded Napa cabbage
  • 1 cup thinly shredded red cabbage
  • 1 cup grated carrots
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro


Prep TimeCook TimeTotal Time
45 minutes3 hours3 hours45 minutes

To make the shrimp:

Place the orange juice, cilantro, 1/4 cup olive oil, onions, garlic, ginger, chili paste and salt into a large zip top bag, seal and move around to combine. Add the shrimp, seal and toss to combine. Refrigerate for 2 hours and up to 4.

Remove the shrimp from the marinade, reserving 1/4 cup of the marinade.

Place remaining tablespoon of olive oil in a large sauté pan or wok, set over medium high heat and when it shimmers, add the shrimp. Cook, tossing continually for 1 minute. Add the reserved marinade and continue cooking until sauce has reduced slightly and shrimp are opaque and just cooked through, about 2 minutes.

To make the slaw:

Place the orange juice, olive oil, vinegar, garlic, ginger, sesame oil, salt and pepper in a lidded jar and shake well to combine.

Place the Napa cabbage, red cabbage, carrots and cilantro in a large mixing bowl, add enough dressing to coat and toss to combine. Serve immediately.