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.

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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.