Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Zesty Avocado Lime Sauce

Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Zesty Avocado Lime Sauce

There’s nothing quite like the satisfying crunch of a perfectly cooked shrimp taco paired with the creamy goodness of zesty avocado lime sauce. This recipe is a flavor explosion that will take your taste buds on a journey to the streets of Mexico. Whether you’re hosting a taco night with friends or simply craving a delicious meal, these Spicy Shrimp Tacos are sure to impress.


  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 8 small corn tortillas
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves


  1. 1. In a bowl, combine the shrimp, olive oil, chili powder, cayenne pepper, salt, and black pepper. Toss to coat the shrimp evenly.
  2. 2. Heat a skillet or grill pan over medium-high heat. Add the marinated shrimp and cook for 2-3 minutes per side until they turn pink and opaque.
  3. 3. Warm the corn tortillas in the skillet for about 30 seconds per side.
  4. 4. To assemble the tacos, place a generous portion of shredded lettuce on each tortilla, followed by the cooked shrimp.
  5. 5. Top with diced tomatoes, red onion, and fresh cilantro.
  6. 6. Drizzle with the zesty avocado lime sauce (recipe below).
  7. 7. Serve immediately and enjoy your Spicy Shrimp Tacos!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

These Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Zesty Avocado Lime Sauce are the perfect combination of heat and creaminess. The shrimp are seasoned to perfection and paired with a refreshing avocado lime sauce that takes them to the next level. It’s a simple yet impressive dish that’s ideal for any occasion.

Nutrition: Calories – 320kcal, Fat – 12g, Carbohydrates – 35g, Protein – 20g

These Spicy Shrimp Tacos are not just a meal; they’re a culinary adventure. The spicy kick from the shrimp, combined with the cool and tangy avocado lime sauce, creates a harmony of flavors that will leave you craving more. Whether you’re a seafood lover or just looking to spice up your taco night, this recipe is a winner. So, gather your ingredients, invite some friends over, and enjoy a taste of Mexico with these delicious tacos.

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