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Shrimp Tacos Recipe

Our shrimp tacos recipe is worth making for dinner tonight. The tacos are juicy, sweet, and creamy with just the right amount of heat.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: how to make shrimp tacos, sauce for shrimp tacos, shrimp tacos, shrimp tacos recipe, slaw for shrimp tacos
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 489kcal
Author: Luna Regina

Ingredients

  • 12 oz peeled and deveined shrimp 20 oz raw shrimp
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tsp Sriracha
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 8 6-inch corn tortillas
  • 4 tbsp Japanese mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 oz green cabbage shredded
  • 2 oz red cabbage shredded
  • 4 oz avocado sliced
  • 1 oz red onion sliced
  • 1 oz feta cheese
  • 2 tbsp cilantro chopped

Instructions

  • In a pan, heat 1 tbsp olive oil over medium heat. Add 1 tbsp garlic and sauté for 30 seconds.
    Step 1: Sauté the garlic.
  • Add 12 oz shrimp, 1/2 tsp black pepper, 1/2 tsp garlic powder, 1/4 tsp ground cumin, 1/4 tsp chili powder, 1/4 tsp salt, 1 tsp paprika, 1/2 tbsp lime juice, and 2 tsp Sriracha to the pan. Stir fry for 2 minutes. Remove the pan from heat.
    Step 2: Cook the shrimp.
  • Add 1 tbsp unsalted butter. Cook and stir occasionally for another 2 minutes.
    Step 3: Add the butter.
  • Bake 8 tortillas at 395 ℉ for 3 minutes.
    Step 4: Bake the tortillas.
  • Make the sauce: In a small bowl, whisk together 4 tbsp mayonnaise, 2 tbsp Greek yogurt, and 1 tbsp chopped cilantro until combined. Set aside.
    Step 5: Make the sauce.
  • Assemble the tacos: Fill each tortilla with green cabbage, red cabbage, avocado, stir-fried shrimp, red onions, feta cheese, a drizzle of sauce, and a sprinkle of chopped cilantro. Serve.
    Step 6: Assemble the tacos and serve.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 489kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 259mg | Sodium: 565mg | Potassium: 642mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 488IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 152mg | Iron: 1mg