Lime Shrimp Tacos with Mango Salsa


Lime shrimp tacos are a perfect summery dish with a lot of flavors you'll love! It can be be low fat if you use little oil or butter. You can also add cheese and sour cream, if you like.

Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
4 servings



  • 1 pound cooked small shrimp

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, or to taste

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • salt to taste


  • 2 tomatoes, diced

  • 1 mango, diced

  • 1 avocado, diced

  • ½ green bell pepper, diced

  • 3 tablespoons lime juice

  • 1 green chile pepper, diced

  • 1 teaspoon white sugar

  • 2 cups chopped fresh cilantro

  • ¼ cup tequila (Optional)

  • 3 tablespoons lime juice

  • 12 warm corn tortillas, or as needed


  1. Combine shrimp, olive oil, garlic, and salt in a bowl. Let sit while you prepare the salsa.

  2. Combine tomatoes, mango, avocado, bell pepper, 3 tablespoons lime juice, chile pepper, and sugar in a bowl. Mix until salsa is evenly combined.

  3. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add shrimp; cook and stir until moisture evaporates, 3 to 5 minutes. Stir in cilantro, tequila, and 3 tablespoons lime juice.

  4. Serve hot shrimp and salsa over corn tortillas.

Cook's Note:

If you decide to cook the shrimp in butter, it actually turns out delicious, full of zesty cilantro buttery deliciousness!

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

487 Calories
15g Fat
54g Carbs
31g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 487
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Cholesterol 221mg 74%
Sodium 348mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 54g 20%
Dietary Fiber 11g 39%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 31g
Vitamin C 79mg 394%
Calcium 150mg 12%
Iron 6mg 31%
Potassium 1020mg 22%

* 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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