Easy and Quick Shrimp Tacos


These shrimp tacos are flavorful, easy, and quick. You can use any spice or topping combinations you have on hand. The choice of toppings and spices are endless.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
2 tacos


  • 2 tablespoons diced onion

  • 2 tablespoons carrot matchsticks

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro

  • ¼ teaspoon chili powder

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper

  • 8 uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 2 (6 inch) corn tortillas

  • ½ cup shredded cabbage

  • ½ cup Caesar salad dressing (such as Cardini's Red Jalapeno Caesar Dressing®)


  1. Combine onion, carrots, and cilantro in a bowl.

  2. Mix chili powder, cumin, and cayenne pepper together in a small bowl. Coat shrimp in the mixture.

  3. Heat olive oil in a small skillet over medium heat. Add shrimp; cook for 2 minutes. Turn and cook until pink, about 2 minutes more.

  4. Wrap tortillas in damp paper towels; microwave until warm, 15 to 30 seconds.

  5. Divide shrimp between tortillas. Top with cabbage, onion mixture, and dressing.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

793 Calories
63g Fat
34g Carbs
21g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Calories 793
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 63g 81%
Saturated Fat 11g 54%
Cholesterol 163mg 54%
Sodium 1424mg 62%
Total Carbohydrate 34g 12%
Dietary Fiber 6g 20%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 21g
Vitamin C 22mg 108%
Calcium 188mg 14%
Iron 3mg 19%
Potassium 534mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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