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Chili Lime Shrimp Tacos

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Chili Lime Shrimp Tacos

These Healthy and Easy Chili Lime Shrimp Tacos are the best shrimp tacos you’ve ever had!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 8 Servings
Calories: 268kcal
Author: asclavijo


  • 24 Large Raw Shrimp peeled
  • 16 Small Corn Tortillas
  • 4 cups shredded cabbage
  • 1/4 jalapeno finely minced about 1/2 Tablespoon
  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 3 Garlic cloves pressed or finely minced
  • 1 lime zested and juiced
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • kosher salt
  • 1 Avocado diced
  • salsa for serving


  • Combine the shrimp in a bowl with olive oil, lime zest, minced garlic, paprika, chili powder, red pepper flake and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Toss to combine and set aside to marinate for 15 minutes.
  • Toss the cabbage with jalapeno, 1 tablespoon of lime juice and a pinch of salt, set aside.
  • Warm Tortillas in a skillet over low heat, flipping occasionally.
  • Heat a large skillet over medium high heat. When hot, pour the shrimp in. Sear on one side for 1-2 minutes, flip and sear on the other side until pink all the way through and no longer opaque, 1-2 minutes. Remove from heat.
  • To assemble tacos, layer two tortillas on top of each other. top with lime slaw, a few shrimp, and some avocado. Top with some salsa and a squeeze of fresh lime.


Makes 8 tacos. Plan for 2-4 tacos per person depending on how hungry they are!
You can use more or less jalapeno to taste.


Serving: 1taco | Calories: 268kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 214mg | Sodium: 695mg | Potassium: 363mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 123IU | Vitamin C: 22mg | Calcium: 188mg | Iron: 3mg

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