Easy Shrimp Tacos Recipe

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Elsie Perkins Modified: March 23, 2022
Easy Shrimp Tacos Recipe

How To Make Easy Shrimp Tacos

Enjoy a great meal even on a busy weeknight with these shrimp tacos. They’re so quick to prepare and seasoned with a flavorful blend of spices and herbs.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 1lbmedium shrimp,thawed & peeled
  • 1tbspolive oil
  • ½tspgarlic powder
  • ½tsponion powder
  • ½tsppaprika,smoked
  • ½tspground cumin
  • ½tspchili powder
  • 10mediumflour tortillas

For Toppings:

  • sour cream
  • salsa
  • iceberg lettuce
  • tomatoes
  • cilantro


  1. Prep shrimp. If frozen, run them under cool water until thawed. Peel them and remove the tails. 

  2. Meanwhile, prep your toppings. 

  3. Add the shrimp to a skillet along with the olive oil and spices. Cook over medium-high heat until the shrimp are no longer pink, flipping/stirring them occasionally. 

  4. Assemble tacos as desired and serve immediately. 


  • Calories: 479.78kcal
  • Fat: 13.97g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.28g
  • Trans Fat: 0.04g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.38g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.39g
  • Carbohydrates: 62.43g
  • Fiber: 3.33g
  • Sugar: 3.37g
  • Protein: 25.53g
  • Cholesterol: 142.88mg
  • Sodium: 1562.72mg
  • Calcium: 268.23mg
  • Potassium: 329.05mg
  • Iron: 4.69mg
  • Vitamin A: 81.61µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.75mg
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