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Spicy Shrimp Tacos Recipe

Spicy shrimp tacos with avocado mango salsa make the best weeknight dinner. The shrimps are flavored with a spicy marinade and are served with a sweet and savory salsa for balance. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Marinade15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Servings: 5 servings
Calories: 270kcal
Author: Shadi HasanzadeNemati


  • 20-25 large shrimps peeled, deveined and thawed
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp El Yucateco Carribbean hot sauce
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup cilantro chopped
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 lime juice of
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 mango
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 5 tortillas


  • In a bowl, mix shrimps, olive oil, El Yucateco hot sauce, garlic, cilantro, cumin, paprika, salt and lime. Marinate for 15-20 minutes.  
  • Meanwhile, dice the avocado, tomato and mango and put them in a larger bowl, season with salt, pepper and lime. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • Place a skillet over medium heat and once it's hot, cook the shrimp. 
  • Fill the tortillas with shrimp and avocado mango salsa. Serve immediately. 


Calories: 270kcal