Delicious Thai Shrimp Tacos: A Low FODMAP Twist
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Delicious Thai Shrimp Tacos: A Low FODMAP Twist

Published on Wednesday, July 12, 2023
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Jessie Hulsey

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IBS
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Thai cuisine is renowned for its vibrant flavors, aromatic herbs, and unique combinations of ingredients. 

For those following a Low FODMAP diet, finding flavorful and exciting dishes can sometimes be challenging. However, don’t worry! Our Thai Shrimp Tacos are Low FODMAP friendly. With zesty flavors, these tacos are not only delicious but also gentle on sensitive tummies.

Enjoying Thai food while following a Low FODMAP diet can be a delightful and flavorsome experience. Although some traditional Thai ingredients may be high in FODMAPs, plenty of options and adaptations are available to create Low FODMAP Thai dishes.

By making mindful ingredient choices, such as avoiding onions and garlic and opting for FODMAP-friendly alternatives like garlic-infused oil or green parts of scallions, you can savor the vibrant flavors of Thai cuisine without compromising your digestive well-being. Our Thai Shrimp Tacos are the perfect recipe to experiment with, combining the best of both worlds: the exciting flavors of Thai cuisine and the Low FODMAP principles!

The star ingredient of these Thai Shrimp Tacos is, of course, the succulent shrimp. 

Shrimp is not only a delicious seafood option but also a fantastic choice for individuals following a Low FODMAP diet. It serves as an excellent source of protein, making it a valuable addition to any Low FODMAP meal plan. With a Low FODMAP content, shrimp provides essential amino acids while being gentle on the digestive system. Its versatile nature allows it to be easily incorporated into various dishes, including salads, stir-fries, and, of course, flavorful Thai Shrimp Tacos. So, whether you're looking to meet your protein needs or add a touch of seafood delight to your meals, shrimp is a go-to option to satisfy both taste buds and nutritional goals while maintaining a Low FODMAP balance.

Smoke 'N Sanity Thai Marinade is a game-changer for individuals following a Low FODMAP diet. This delectable marinade blend has earned the prestigious Monash University Low FODMAP Certification, ensuring that it meets the strict guidelines. With Smoke 'N Sanity Thai Marinade, you can infuse your dishes with authentic Thai flavors without worrying about triggering digestive discomfort. Packed with aromatic herbs, spices, and a well-balanced blend of Low FODMAP ingredients, this marinade adds a perfect balance of sweet, spicy, and tangy notes, elevating the taste of the shrimp to new heights.

To complete the Thai Shrimp Tacos, serve them on gluten-free or corn tortillas. These tortillas provide a soft and slightly toasted base that perfectly complements the vibrant flavors of the shrimp. Add a burst of freshness by topping the tacos with shredded carrots, cabbage slaw, fragrant cilantro leaves, and a squeeze of lime juice. The combination of textures and flavors creates an explosion of flavor that will transport your taste buds straight to the streets of Thailand!

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Low FODMAP Thai Shrimp Tacos

This vibrant and zesty dish combines succulent shrimp marinated in a delightful blend of Low FODMAP Thai seasoning. Topped with refreshing ingredients like shredded carrots, slaw, and fragrant cilantro, these tacos are a perfect fusion of Thai cuisine.

Servings: 4

Keywords:

  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 35 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

Ingredients

  • 1 pound raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tbsp Smoke 'N Sanity Thai Marinade
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 cup cabbage slaw
  • 1 tbsp sour cream
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1 tsp lime juice
  • Corn or gluten-free tortillas
  • Fresh cilantro, for garnish
  • 1 lime, for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the Smoke N Sanity Thai Marinade and water. Stir well to create the marinade.
  2. Add the shrimp to the marinade and toss until they are evenly coated. Allow them to marinate for at least 15 minutes.
  3. Preheat a skillet over medium heat. Add the marinated shrimp to the pan and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side until they turn pink and opaque.
  4. Mix sour cream with 1 tbsp of water and 1 tsp lime juice to get a thinner consistency for the crema. Set aside.
  5. Warm the tortillas in a separate pan or wrap them in foil and heat in the oven until they become pliable.
  6. To assemble the tacos, place a scoop of the cabbage slaw onto each tortilla. Top with a few shrimp and garnish with fresh cilantro leaves. Drizzle crema on top.
  7. Serve the Thai Shrimp Tacos immediately, and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1

Serving Per Recipe: 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 223
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.1g 9%
Saturated Fat 2.3g 11%
Trans Fat 0g
Sodium 1512.5mg 63%
Total Carbohydrate 25.3g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 2.3g
Protein 16.1g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Notes

Large skillet

Tongs or spatula

Mixing bowl

Whisk or Fork

Knife

Cutting Board

Serving Plate or Platter


Feel free to customize your tacos with additional toppings like sliced cucumbers, avocado, or a drizzle of Low FODMAP sauce of your choice.


Sour cream is considered Low FODMAP for 1.41oz. You may omit it if you prefer. 


Taste and nutrition may vary depending on ingredient variations. Nutrition analysis does not include option garnishes.