Chipotle Shrimp Tacos

One of my favorite summer tacos. It’s high in protein and has lots of flavor.

4-6 servings

Time: 20 mins

Ethan ChlebowskiBy Ethan Chlebowski

It’s insane how much flavor is packed into this. You could make this with chicken or any other meat you want. The great part about using frozen shrimp, however, is that it comes together in under 10 minutes.

Ethan Chlebowski

Ethan Chlebowski



  • Chipotle shrimp ingredients

    • shrimp
      , peeled
      227 g1/2 lb
    • mayonnaise
      2 spoonfuls
    • salt
      a sprinkle
    • chipotles in adobo
      a spoonful
    • cumin
      a sprinkle
  • For serving

    • corn tortillas
    • low-fat sour cream
    • hot sauce
    • salsa verde
    • pickled onions


Step 1: Marinate the shrimp

Add the peeled shrimp to a bowl. Mix with the salt, mayo, ground cumin, and blended chipotles in adobo. Set aside for a few minutes to .

  • So long as the shrimp are peeled, they can be cooked straight from frozen!
  • Make sure to prepare/gather all your other taco components before you cook the shrimp because they will cook fast.

Step 2: Sear the shrimp

Set a large skillet or griddle over high heat.

Once the griddle is hot, toss on the shrimp. them until and cooked through about 6-8 minutes.

Step 3: Assemble & serve

Remove the shrimp and toast the corn tortillas on the warm pan.

Slather the tortillas with sour cream & hot sauce, the cooked shrimp, salsa verde, and pickled onions. Enjoy.



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