Cilantro Shrimp Tacos


Shrimp lovers, rejoice -- these easy shrimp tacos will be the star of taco night. Ready in less than 40 minutes, this easy taco recipe is sure to please everyone.

Cilantro Shrimp Tacos
Photo: Blaine Moats
Prep Time:
20 mins
Marinate Time:
10 mins
Broil Time:
6 mins
Total Time:
36 mins


  • 1 pound fresh or frozen, peeled and deveined medium shrimp

  • cup fresh cilantro leaves, finely snipped

  • ¼ cup lime juice

  • ¼ cup olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon honey

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon chili powder

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin

  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

  • 4 cup packaged shredded cabbage with carrot (coleslaw mix) or shredded green and red cabbage

  • 8 8 inch flour tortillas

  • 1 cup guacamole


  1. Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Rinse shrimp; pat dry. For marinade, in a small bowl combine next eight ingredients (through pepper).

  2. In a medium bowl combine shrimp and 1/4 cup of the marinade. In another medium bowl combine coleslaw mix and remaining marinade. Marinate shrimp and coleslaw at room temperature 10 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile, preheat broiler. Place shrimp on unheated rack of a broiler pan. Broil 2 to 3 inches from heat 6 to 7 minutes or until opaque, turning once.

  4. Spread tortillas with guacamole and top with shrimp and slaw.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

285 Calories
15g Fat
34g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 285
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 656mg 29%
Total Carbohydrate 34g 12%
Protein 7g

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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