These shrimp tacos are seriously delicious and very easy to make.

I love crisp lettuce over the traditional cabbage that many taco recipes call for, but feel free to switch to cabbage if this is your preference.

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Makes

4 servings

Prep Time:

30 minutes

Cook Time:

15 minutes

Good For:

dinner or lunch

Ingredients

Spicy Lime Mayo

  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 6 drops of tabasco sauce – more if you like more spice

Shrimp

  • 1 pound shrimp
  • 4 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 4 tablespoons butter

Taco

  • 8 small warmed tortillas
  • Plus topping options
    • Crisp shredded lettuce or cabbage
    • Shredded carrots
    • Pea shoots
    • Avocado sliced
    • Fresh chopped cilantro

    Check out our easy step by step video

    Step by Step Instructions

    Step 1 – Shrimp

    Cook these last once you have all of the taco ingredients prepared

    Peel and devein the shrimp as needed

    Pat dry

    Toss in the cornstarch to coat

    Melt half the butter in a pan

    Add in the shrimp one at a time shaking any excess cornstarch off before adding to the pan

    Cook for 2 minutes and then turn the shrimp over one at at time

    Add the remaining butter to the pan

    Cook for 2 more minutes before shaking the pan

    Continue cooking until crisp on the outside and the shrimp are pink and cooked through

    Step 2 – Spicy Lime Mayo

    Mix all the spicy lime mayo ingredients together and set aside

    Step 3 – Finishing

    Warm your tortillas

    Layer each tortilla with your choice of toppings and then the shrimp

    Drizzle each with the spicy lime mayo and sprinkle with cilantro

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    Super Easy Shrimp Tacos

    These shrimp tacos are seriously delicious and very easy to make. I love crisp lettuce over the traditional cabbage that many taco recipes call for, but feel free to switch to cabbage if this is your preference.
    5 from 1 vote
    Prep Time 30 mins
    Cook Time 15 mins
    Total Time 45 mins
    Course Main Course
    Cuisine Mexican
    Servings 4
    Calories 581 kcal

    Ingredients
      

    Spicy Lime Mayo

    • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
    • 1 tablespoon lime juice
    • 6 drops tabasco sauce

    Shrimp

    • 1 pound shrimp
    • 4 tablespoons cornstarch
    • 4 tablespoons butter

    Taco

    • 8 small tortillas

    Topping Options

    • lettuce
    • cabbage
    • carrots
    • pea shoots
    • avocado
    • cilantro

    Instructions
     

    Shrimp

    • Cook these last once you have all of the taco ingredients prepared
    • Peel and devein the shrimp as needed
    • Pat dry
    • Toss in the cornstarch to coat
    • Melt half the butter in a pan
    • Add in the shrimp one at a time shaking any excess cornstarch off before adding to the pan
    • Cook for 2 minutes and then turn the shrimp over one at at time
    • Add the remaining butter to the pan
    • Cook for 2 more minutes before shaking the pan
    • Continue cooking until crisp on the outside and the shrimp are pink and cooked through

    Spicy Lime Mayo

    • Mix all the spicy lime mayo ingredients together and set aside

    Finishing

    • Slice your toppings
    • Warm your tortillas
    • Layer each tortilla with your choice of toppings and then the shrimp
    • Drizzle each with the spicy lime mayo and sprinkle with cilantro

    Nutrition Facts per serving

    Calories: 581kcalCarbohydrates: 41gProtein: 29gFat: 33gSaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 324mgSodium: 1562mgPotassium: 269mgFiber: 3gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 1787IUVitamin C: 20mgCalcium: 234mgIron: 4mg

    This website provides approximate nutrition information for convenience and as a courtesy only. Nutrition information can vary for a variety of reasons. For the most precise nutritional data use your preferred nutrition calculator based on the actual ingredients you used in the recipe.

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