11 Shrimp Taco Recipes for Any Night of the Week

Chipotle Shrimp Tacos
Photo: Soup Loving Nicole

Whether you grill, sauté, or fry them, we all agree that one of the best ways to eat shrimp is wrapped up in a taco with all the fixings. We've rounded up some of the best shrimp taco recipes to sample. Don't worry, these delicious meal ideas don't have to be relegated to Taco Tuesday and they all come together quickly, ideal for dinner any night of the week!

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Grilled Spicy Shrimp Tacos

Grilled Spicy Shrimp Tacos on a white plate
Soup Loving Nicole

The shrimp marinade makes this a stand out dish. Smoky grilled shrimp combines with a spicy jalapeño-based sauce and tangy slaw for bold flavor in every bite.

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Shrimp Tacos with Cilantro-Lime Crema

Shrimp Tacos with Cilantro-Lime Crema on a white plate

You'll never go back to basic sour cream again after trying this zingy cilantro-lime crema topping. Reviewer Katie says "Easy, fast, and tasty. I made a half recipe for two of us and it was a super quick dinner."

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Fried Shrimp Tacos

Fried Shrimp Tacos on a white plate with salsa
Soup Loving Nicole

The shrimp aren't fried in this recipe, instead it's the entire taco! The extra crispy shell is contrasted by a spicy cabbage slaw for an irresistible dish.

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Lime Shrimp Tacos with Mango Salsa

Lime Shrimp Tacos with Mango Salsa on a white plate
Soup Loving Nicole

Packed with taste from peppers, mango, avocado, cilantro, and a hint of citrus, these tacos are equal parts colorful and flavorful. One reviewer raves, "I added a couple drops of habanero sauce for some extra heat and it was amazing!"

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Chipotle Shrimp Tacos

Chipotle Shrimp Tacos
Soup Loving Nicole

Get a double hit of smoky flavor from both canned chipotles in adobo sauce and crispy fried bacon. The heat in these shrimp tacos is cooled down with a little squeeze of lime juice and sprinkling of cilantro for authentic taste.

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Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Avocado

Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Avocado on a white plate

This recipe is the perfect example that simple dishes can still be delicious. Cayenne-marinated shrimp is sautéed before getting loaded up in a warm corn tortilla with cool avocado and tangy green salsa.

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Shrimp Tacos

Shrimp Tacos on a white plate

The secret to this sweet and savory taco is the honey butter that the shrimp is cooked in. Each bite hits on all the flavors with a tangy avocado and mango salsa on top.

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Easy and Quick Shrimp Tacos

Easy and Quick Shrimp Tacos on a white plate
Marci P.

Get dinner on the table in less than 30 minutes with this super simple recipe. Seasoned shrimp is layered into a tortilla with fresh veggies and a drizzle of rich Caesar dressing for a boost of flavor.

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Shrimp and Bean Tacos

Shrimp and Bean Tacos on a white plate
Jason Barr

Coated in a blend of almond and coconut flour, these fried shrimp come out extra crispy in contrast to the creamy black beans. Don't forget a drizzle of the homemade spicy ranch sauce to seal the deal.

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Air Fryer Shrimp Tacos with Creamy Cilantro Sauce

air fryer shrimp tacos
Soup Loving Nicole

If you have seven minutes to spare, you have yourself a delectable shrimp taco dinner. Air fried to perfection, these shrimp tacos are both healthy and delicious. The cilantro sauce is made with Greek yogurt but you could also try sour cream. Whip it up in a flash while the shrimp is cooking in the air fryer.

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Baja Shrimp Tacos

shrimp tacos with lots of cabbage and cilantro

These beer battered shrimp tacos are a succulent treat. Use your favorite Mexican beer and garnish with plenty of shredded cabbage and lime juice.

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More Inspiration

a bamboo bowl with shrimp ceviche made with pineapple

Find all the tacos you want in our taco recipe collection. Or get your shrimp fix with our best recipes for shrimp ceviche, shrimp scampi, and loads more in our entire shrimp recipe collection.

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