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.

Carolyn Casner
Source:, January 2019


Recipe Summary

20 mins
20 mins


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; protein 24g 48% DV; carbohydrates 30.4g 10% DV; dietary fiber 6.9g 28% DV; sugars 3.5g; fat 9.3g 14% DV; saturated fat 1.4g 7% DV; cholesterol 158.8mg 53% DV; vitamin a iu 492.1IU 10% DV; vitamin c 9.2mg 15% DV; folate 55.2mcg 14% DV; calcium 117.8mg 12% DV; iron 1.6mg 9% DV; magnesium 87.2mg 31% DV; potassium 662.1mg 19% DV; sodium 442.7mg 18% DV; thiamin 0.1mg 10% DV.

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  • 5 star values: 4
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Rating: 5 stars
So simple and delicious at the same time. Really enjoyed it. Read More
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