Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Lime Slaw

Create a culinary fiesta at home with these Spicy Shrimp Tacos featuring succulent shrimp seasoned to perfection and topped with a zesty lime slaw. Elizabeth Rodriguez, our culinary maestro, has crafted this recipe to showcase the vibrant flavors of Mexican cuisine.

Begin by marinating the shrimp in a spicy concoction that infuses the seafood with a tantalizing kick. As the shrimp sizzle on the grill, prepare the lime slaw by tossing crisp cabbage, carrots, and cilantro in a citrusy dressing.


  • 1 lb large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 8 small flour tortillas
  • 1 cup shredded cabbage
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrots
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • Juice of 2 limes


  1. Marinate shrimp with chili powder, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper.
  2. Grill shrimp until cooked through.
  3. In a bowl, mix cabbage, carrots, cilantro, and lime juice to create slaw.
  4. Warm tortillas and assemble tacos with shrimp and slaw.

Total Time: 35 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

These Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Lime Slaw are a feast for the senses, combining heat, citrus, and freshness in every bite. Whether you’re hosting a gathering or enjoying a family dinner, this recipe is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

Nutrition Information (per serving): 320 calories, 25g carbs, 20g protein, 15g fat, 3g saturated fat, 5g fiber, 2g sugar, 700mg sodium

Create memorable moments with a plateful of these tacos that dance with the flavors of Mexico. Elevate your taco night with this recipe that balances spice and citrus for a culinary experience that will have everyone asking for seconds.

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