Cilantro-Lime Shrimp Tacos

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  • Cook time icon 35 minutes Prep
  • Servings icon 4 Servings
Cilantro-Lime Shrimp Tacos

Tacos and Slaw

  • Juice of 3 limes
  • 2 Tbsp. freshly chopped cilantro, plus more for garnish
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ tsp. cumin
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • Zest of 1 lime
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 lb. shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 8 tortillas, warmed, for serving
  • ¼ cup shredded green cabbage
  • ¼ cup cilantro
  • ¼ red onion, thinly sliced
  • ½ avocado, thinly sliced
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • Kosher salt

Garlic-Lime Mayonnaise


Tacos and Cabbage Slaw:
1. In a large bowl, whisk together juice of 3 limes, 2 Tbsp. cilantro, garlic, cumin, 1 Tbsp. olive oil, and lime zest and season with salt. Add shrimp and cover with plastic wrap. Let marinate 20 minutes in refrigerator.

2. Make slaw: in a large bowl combine cabbage, ¼ cup cilantro, red onion, avocado, juice of 1 lime, and 1 Tbsp. olive oil. Toss gently to combine and season with salt.

3. Preheat grill or grill pan to medium heat. Grill shrimp until pink and opaque, about 3 minutes per side.

4. Build tacos: add a scoop of slaw, a few shrimp, and a drizzle of the garlic-lime mayonnaise to each taco. Garnish with cilantro and serve.

Garlic-Lime Mayonnaise:
1. In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients. Whisk and season with salt.

Recipe Story

These tacos got twang! Throw on your favorite jersey and tune into the Big Game and whip up these delicious shrimp tacos. Top them with homemade garlic-lime mayo for the extra point!

1 Review

  1. Awesome simple recipe. Can’t wait to make it again!!

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