Shrimp Tacos

    Recipe by: MyDeliciousRecipes

    Shrimp Tacos

    A taco is a traditional dish of Mexico, with a tortilla made from corn or wheat, with a variety of filling such as vegetables, meat, or seafood, and garnished with sour cream. Then the tortilla is folded around this filling. To make an easy but delicious shrimp tacos, first the shrimp is marinated with Mexican spices, then that spicy shrimp is roasted in a pan, then the roasted shrimp are layered with purple cabbage, cottage cheese, avocado, onion, cilantro and easy shrimp taco sauce in hot Corn or Wheat Tortillas. Shrimp Tacos Sauce makes shrimp tacos more delicious, the sauce is the same as that used in fish tacos. We are sharing easy recipe of Shrimp Tacos, by following this you can easily make delicious Shrimp Tacos at home.

    Preparation Time
    25 Minutes
    Cooking Time
    5 Minutes
    Meal Type:

    Non Vegetarian

    Medium or Large ShrimpApprox 500 GramClove, minced1 - 2
    Salt1/2 Teaspoon or As Per TasteBlack Pepper Powder1/4 Teaspoon
    Cumin Powder1/4 TeaspoonCayenne Pepper1/4 Teaspoon or As Per Taste
    Olive Oil1 TablespoonWhite Corn Tortilla, About 6 inch Diameter8 - 10

    Shirmp Taco Toppings

    Purple Cabbage, Shredded2 CupsAvacado, Diced1 Large
    Red Onion, Diced1/2Cotija Cheese, Grated1 Cup
    Cilantro, ChoppedFor GarnishLime, Cut Into 8 Wedges1

    Shrimp Taco Sauce

    Sour Cream1/3 CupMayonnaise1/3 Cup
    Lime Juice1 1/2 TablespoonGranulated Garlic3/4 Teaspoon
    Sriracha Sauce1 Teaspoon or As Per Taste  

    • Shrimp taco Sauce is ready. You can spread it with a spoon or fill it in a squeeze bottle to spread easily.Peel and de-veined the shrimp in a bowl. To clean the shrimp, wash and patted dry them using paper towels.
    • Add salt, black pepper, cumin powder, cayenne pepper, minced garlic and mix well.
    • Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a large flat bottom pan over medium heat. After the oil is heated, pour the shrimp into a single layer and saute it for about 2 minutes. Flip them and saute for another 2 minutes on the other side.
    • Transfer the shrimp to a plate and keep them aside.
    • Prepare toppings for tacos. Thinly shred the purple cabbage, finely chop the red onion, dice the avocado, coarsly chop cilantro and grate the Mexican cotija cheese.

    Shrimp Taco Sauce

    • Take sour cream in a large bowl. Add mayonnaise, lime juice, granulated garlic and sriracha sauce and whisk them together using a wire whisk.
    • Shrimp taco Sauce is ready. You can spread it with a spoon or fill it in a squeeze bottle to spread easily.


    • Take a hot tortilla. Fold and set the tortilla in taco style. Put some purple cabbage in the center line, sprinkle some chopped onion on top of it, put 3 - 4 roasted shrimp on top of it in a row, similarly put 3 - 4 pieces of avocado, peel some fresh cheese.
    • Squeeze some lime juice over it. Pour lots of grated cotija cheese on top. Garnish it with taco sauce. 
    • Shrimp taco is ready to eat. In this way make the remaining tacos. Enjoy the Shrimp Taco.

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