Shrimp Tacos


What I needed

For the Taco:

  • 4-5 homemade whole wheat tortillas [You can use store-bought too]
  • 1 medium ripe avocado
  • 1 medium red onion, sliced
  • 1/2 green capsicum, sliced
  • 1 tomato sliced
  • 4-5 pickled jalapeno [ optional]
  • Cilantro/coriander leaves

For the Shrimp:

  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 10-15 medium, cleaned, uncooked shrimps [u can use pre cooked shrimp too]
  • 1 green chilli, thinly chopped [ optional]
  • 1 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
  • Crushed Black Pepper

How I did it:

  • In a pan heat, heat the oil and tip in the garlic and chopped green chili [if using] and saute for 1-2 minutes.Add the shrimp to it and cook untill they change color to orange…About 1 minute.
  • Season with salt & pepper and turn off the heat.Add the lemon juice.Set aside.
  • In the same pan saute the red onion & capsicum for about 2 minutes.Add more oil if required for cooking. Season with salt & pepper and set aside.[See this saves you 1 pan to wash!!!] :)
  • Take a whole wheat tortilla[ homemade in my case] and warm it for 10-20 secs over a hot skillet.

  • Put a layer of onion – capsicum saute on it length wise.Over that put some sliced tomatoes & avocados.You can use guacamole also. I stuck to sliced avocados!
  • Next put up  the cooked shrimp and top it with some pickled jalapeno & cilantro! You can top up with some grated cheese & sour cream too, however I stayed away from them!



  1. Thanks for your lovely comment dear…the shrimp taco is too tempting…I make taco often but never tried with shrimp…will try your recipe dear….

  2. Tacos look perfect..I love mexican too!!

  3. Ooooh….that’s delicious. I love Mexican food, too. Have just fallen deeper in love with it lately. now I want to cook more. This one would be a good one next….mmmm. Have a lovely weekend.

  4. Aw! I love LOVE LOVe Mexican food and I can take down that homely taco in matter of minutes.

  5. We had something similar for dinner last night! Great recipe!

  6. incidentalcooksuman says:

    Hey Tanvi, shrimp tacos looks healthy and delicious..atleast I can guarantee that I can finish this whole tacos without making any mess…I hope you get it what I wanted to say between thanks for visiting my blog and for those lovely words out there..appreciated dearie…have a great care!

  7. Omg, feel like grabbing rite now..very tempting tacos..

  8. Hi Tanvi,

    Great click and looks so delicious dear…

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 5,830 other followers

%d bloggers like this: