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Shrimp Taco Recipe

5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 271
This simple shrimp taco recipe is so quick and easy that you'll have it ready on the table in about 20 minutes. Its made with delicious tender shrimp and zesty lime coleslaw, and topped with your favorite taco garnish.


Zesty Lime coleslaw

  • 1 bag coleslaw mix
  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 3 jalapeños
  • 2 green onions
  • 2 tbsp garlic (minced)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp cumin


  • 1 lb large shrimp (peeled and deveined)
  • 3 tbsp taco seasoning
  • salt (to taste)
  • black pepper
  • 2 tbsp avocado oil
  • 10 flour or corn tortillas


  • First, prep the lime slaw. In a food processor, combine all of the slaw ingredients until it reaches a smooth and creamy texture. Combine the mixtures with the slaw until it is thoroughly coated.
  • Next, in a large mixing bowl, coat the shrimp with the taco seasoning, salt, and pepper. Heat the avocado oil in a large pan and cook the shrimp 3-4 minutes on each side. Fill each tortilla with the slaw, shrimp, avocado, and any other desired toppings (cilantro, onion, avocado, jalapeño, lime wedges).
Calories: 271kcal
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican


Calories: 271kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 193mg | Sodium: 932mg | Potassium: 322mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 337IU | Vitamin C: 43mg | Calcium: 232mg | Iron: 3mg