This recipe for fried shrimp tacos is a pile of crispy shrimp that's layered with cilantro lime cabbage slaw and avocado relish then stuffed inside warm flour tortillas. It's a quick and easy meal that tastes like it came from a restaurant! #ShrimpItUp ad
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Fried Shrimp Tacos with Avocado Relish

This recipe for fried shrimp tacos is a pile of crispy shrimp that's layered with cilantro lime cabbage slaw and avocado relish then stuffed inside warm flour tortillas. It's a quick and easy meal that tastes like it came from a restaurant!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword avocado relish, crispy shrimp tacos, fried shrimp tacos, shrimp tacos
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 8 tacos
Calories 237kcal
Author Sara Welch

Ingredients

For the tacos

  • 8 flour tortillas
  • 1 Party Size box of SeaPak Popcorn Shrimp
  • 1/3 cup sour cream

For the slaw

  • 2 cups shredded red cabbage
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • salt and pepper to taste

For the avocado relish

  • 1 cup diced avocado
  • 1/4 cup minced red onion
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • salt
  • Optional garnishes: lime wedges and cilantro sprigs

Instructions

  • For the slaw: Whisk together the lime juice, olive oil and honey in a small bowl; season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Place the cabbage in a medium bowl, add the lime juice mixture and stir until thoroughly combined. Stir in the cilantro. Taste the slaw and add more salt and pepper if needed. The slaw can be made up to 1 day in advance.
  • For the avocado relish: In a small bowl toss gently toss together the avocado, red onion and cilantro.
  • Add the lime juice and stir to combine. Add salt to taste.
  • To assemble the tacos: Prepare the SeaPak Popcorn Shrimp according to oven directions on the package.
  • While the shrimp is in the oven, warm your tortillas.
  • Place 3-4 tablespoons of slaw onto each tortilla. Top with the popcorn shrimp (divide the shrimp evenly across the tortillas). Place 2 tablespoons of avocado relish on top of the shrimp. Add a drizzle of sour cream, approximately 2 teaspoons per taco, then serve immediately.
  • Garnish with lime wedges and cilantro sprigs if desired.

Nutrition

Calories: 237kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 112mg | Sodium: 552mg | Potassium: 330mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 405IU | Vitamin C: 19.5mg | Calcium: 119mg | Iron: 2.3mg