Spicy Shrimp Tacos Recipe for a Flavorful Weeknight Meal

These spicy shrimp tacos are the perfect choice. With plump and juicy shrimp, fresh veggies, and a spicy sauce, these tacos are sure to satisfy your cravings for bold flavors and satisfying textures.


  • 1 lb shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 8 corn tortillas
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1/2 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges


  1. In a medium bowl, toss the shrimp with olive oil, chili powder, cumin, salt, and pepper.
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Add the shrimp to the skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes per side, or until pink and cooked through.
  4. While the shrimp cooks, heat the tortillas on a dry skillet over medium heat.
  5. To assemble the tacos, divide the shrimp among the tortillas and top with lettuce, tomatoes, red onion, cilantro, and a squeeze of lime juice.

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