Give juicy shrimp tacos a Cajun flavor spin with spices and a quick sear on a hot grill. An easy avocado mash adds creaminess to cool off the spicy kick. Source:, January 2019

Carolyn Casner


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat grill to medium-high.

  • Mash avocado with a fork in a small bowl. Add lime juice, garlic and salt and stir to combine.

  • Pat shrimp dry. Toss the shrimp with Cajun seasoning in a medium bowl. Thread onto four 10- to 12-inch metal skewers. Grill, turning once, until the shrimp are just cooked through, about 4 minutes total.

  • Serve the shrimp in tortillas, topped with the guacamole, lettuce, cilantro and pico de gallo.


Equipment: Four 10- to 12-inch metal skewers

Nutrition Facts

286 calories; 9.3 g total fat; 1.4 g saturated fat; 159 mg cholesterol; 443 mg sodium. 662 mg potassium; 30.4 g carbohydrates; 6.9 g fiber; 4 g sugar; 24 g protein; 492 IU vitamin a iu; 9 mg vitamin c; 55 mcg folate; 118 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 87 mg magnesium;

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  • 5 star values: 4
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Rating: 5 stars
Easy, flavorful and very filling. I served the tacos with Pinapple & Avocado Salad and it was a hit. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
Simple easy and delicious. I also grilled the tortillas and put a thin piece of pineapple in with the shrimp avocado lettuce and pico del gallo. Will make this again next week. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
This is THE BEST shrimp taco recipe. We love it! A real keeper I make it over and over! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
So simple and delicious at the same time. Really enjoyed it. Read More