Delicious Spicy Shrimp Tacos with a zingy Lime Slaw. Perfect for a quick and flavorful meal!

Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Lime Slaw


Spice up your dinner with these mouthwatering Spicy Shrimp Tacos. The combination of succulent shrimp and tangy Lime Slaw creates a flavor explosion that will leave your taste buds craving for more.

Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Lime Slaw


  • 1 lb large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 8 small flour tortillas
  • 1 cup shredded cabbage
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp honey


  1. Preheat the grill or a grill pan over medium-high heat.
  2. In a bowl, toss shrimp with olive oil, chili powder, cumin, salt, and pepper.
  3. Grill shrimp for 2-3 minutes per side or until opaque.
  4. Warm tortillas on the grill for about 30 seconds per side.
  5. In a separate bowl, mix cabbage, cilantro, mayonnaise, lime juice, and honey to make the slaw.
  6. Assemble tacos by placing shrimp on tortillas and topping with lime slaw.
  7. Serve immediately and enjoy your Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Lime Slaw!

Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Nutritional Information: 300 calories per serving


Q: Can I use frozen shrimp for this recipe?

A: Yes, you can use frozen shrimp, but make sure to thaw them before grilling.

Q: Can I substitute flour tortillas with corn tortillas?

A: Absolutely, feel free to use your preferred type of tortillas.

Q: How spicy are these tacos?

A: The level of spiciness can be adjusted by altering the amount of chili powder to suit your taste.

Q: Can I prepare the lime slaw in advance?

A: Yes, you can make the slaw a few hours ahead and refrigerate it until serving.

Q: What sides pair well with Spicy Shrimp Tacos?

A: Rice, black beans, or a simple side salad complement these tacos perfectly.


Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Lime Slaw are a delightful combination of heat and freshness. Quick to make and bursting with flavor, these tacos are sure to become a family favorite. Enjoy the perfect balance of spice and citrus with every bite!

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