Shrimp Tacos Recipe

May 3, 2021

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo the right way! These 5-star rated Shrimp Tacos are the perfect Mexican-inspired meal to have with a great group of friends on a warm spring or summer day! After only 20 minutes of preparation, you’ll be enjoying flavorful tacos in no time. Just read the 5-star reviews and ensure you make enough for your guests because they will be coming back for seconds, and thirds!



  • 1 lb. shelled deveined uncooked medium shrimp ($6.99 for 16oz. of Open Acres Cooked Tail on Shrimp, this week at Fresh)
  • 2 tablespoons Old El Paso™ Taco Seasoning Mix (from 1-oz. pkg.) (3 for $2 of McCormick Taco Seasoning, this week at Fresh)
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice (79 cents per Lime, this week at Fresh)
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 ripe avocado, pitted, peeled, and diced (99 cents per Avocado, this week at Fresh)
  • 1 (4.6-oz.) pkg. (12 shells) Old El Paso™ Taco Shells
  • 2 cups shredded iceberg lettuce
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped (99 cents per lb. of Roma Tomatoes, this week at Fresh)
  • 3/4 cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky Salsa (2 for $4 of Pace Picante Sauce or Salsa in assorted varieties, this week at Fresh)
  • Shredded cheese *optional (3 for $5 of Our Family Shredded Cheese in assorted varieties, this week at Fresh)
  • Sour cream *optional (2 for $6 of Daisy Sour Cream in assorted varieties, this week at Fresh)



  1. In medium bowl, combine shrimp, taco seasoning mix, garlic and 2 tablespoons of the lime juice; toss to coat.
  2. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add shrimp mixture; cook and stir 2 to 4 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Remove shrimp from skillet, place on plate. Cook remaining juices in skillet for 3 to 4 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally. Return shrimp to skillet; stir to coat. Remove from heat.
  3. In small bowl, toss avocado with remaining tablespoon lime juice. Spoon shrimp mixture into taco shells. Top each with lettuce, avocado and tomato. Serve with salsa.