Fried Shrimp Tacos with Avocado Relish Recipe

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Carrie Published: January 28, 2021 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Fried Shrimp Tacos with Avocado Relish

The combination of shrimp, cilantro-lime slaw, and avocado makes these fried shrimp tacos irresistible! Whip these up in just under 30 minutes.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 12 minutes
Total: 27 minutes



For Tacos:

  • 8flour tortillas
  • 1boxSeaPak Popcorn Shrimp,(party size)
  • cupsour cream

For Slaw:

  • 2cupsred cabbage,shredded
  • 1tbsplime juice
  • 1tbspolive oil
  • 1tsphoney
  • ¼cupcilantro,chopped
  • salt and pepper,to taste

For Avocado Relish:

  • 1cupavocado,diced
  • ¼cupred onion,minced
  • 1tbsplime juice
  • 2tbspcilantro,chopped
  • salt

Optional Garnishes:

  • lime wedges
  • cilantro sprigs



  1. Whisk together the lime juice, olive oil, and honey in a small bowl, then season to taste with salt and pepper.

  2. Place the cabbage in a medium bowl, add the lime juice mixture, and stir until thoroughly combined. Stir in the cilantro.

  3. Taste the slaw and add more salt and pepper, if needed.

Avocado Relish:

  1. In a small bowl, gently toss together the avocado, red onion, and cilantro.

  2. Add the lime juice and stir to combine. Add salt to taste, then set aside.

To Assemble:

  1. Prepare the SeaPak Popcorn Shrimp according to oven directions on the package. Warm the tortillas.

  2. Place 3 to 4 tablespoons of slaw onto each tortilla. Top with the popcorn shrimp, dividing the shrimp evenly across the tortillas.

  3. Place 2 tablespoons of avocado relish on top of the shrimp. Add a drizzle of sour cream, approximately 2 teaspoons per taco.

  4. Serve garnished with lime wedges and cilantro sprigs, and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

The slaw can be made up to 1 day in advance.


  • Calories: 244.71kcal
  • Fat: 12.03g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.45g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.92g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.77g
  • Carbohydrates: 30.71g
  • Fiber: 3.42g
  • Sugar: 4.00g
  • Protein: 5.35g
  • Cholesterol: 10.91mg
  • Sodium: 386.11mg
  • Calcium: 121.90mg
  • Potassium: 279.65mg
  • Iron: 2.11mg
  • Vitamin A: 58.28µg
  • Vitamin C: 19.50mg
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