Shrimp Tacos Recipe

Today’s recipe is a shrimp tacos recipe, that I put together after experimenting for a while. It is very light and fresh , good for any time of the year. I prefer using flour tortillas, but you can use corn as well.

shrimp tacos

If interested make sure you check my Guacamole Recipe.

Shrimp Tacos Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins

The best Shrimp Tacos Recipe

Course: Main
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 8
Calories: 315 kcal
Author: Lyubomira L
  • 1 lb shrimp (peeled)
  • 2 tsp taco seasoning
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 3 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1 avocado
  • 1/2 small onion chopped
  • 1/2 jalapeño pepper cut into tiny pieces
  • juice from 1/2 lemon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cilantro
  • 2 cups finely shredded green cabbage
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp lime juice to cabbage
  • 8 flour tortillas
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup shredded cheese (Preferably cheddar. I used mozzarella in this case.)
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • lime wedges
  • 2 tbsp cilantro leaves chopped
  1. Season shrimp with taco seasoning, lime juice, salt and olive oil.Cook in a pan over medium heat for 3-4 minutes per side. Then remove prom heat and when it cools down a little mix in with mayonnaise.
  2. To make guacamole- mash avocado with fork, add onion, jalapeño pepper, lemon juice, salt and cilantro and mix together.
  3. Season cabbage with salt and lime juice.
  4. Warm tortillas in a skillet over medium to low heat. Cover with a clean towel until ready to use.
  5. To assemble the tacos: Put a spoonful of shrimp over each tortilla. Then add a spoon of guacamole. Add cabbage. Top with shredded cheese, diced tomatoes,sour cream, some cilantro leaves and drizzle with a few drops of lime juice.
Nutrition Facts
Shrimp Tacos Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 315 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g 26%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 163mg 54%
Sodium 1224mg 51%
Potassium 340mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 21g 7%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 3g
Protein 18g 36%
Vitamin A 5.5%
Vitamin C 19.1%
Calcium 22.1%
Iron 15.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.