Shrimp Tacos with Cabbage & Lime

Shrimp Tacos with Cabbage & Lime

  • Prep: 40 min
  • Cook Time: 6 min
  • Total: 46 min
  • Serving: 4 Servings

 These shrimp tacos are a great alternative to a typical sandwich at lunch, or as a light yet satisfying dinner.


  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 lime, half finely zested and juiced, half cut into wedges
  • hot sauce
  • 1/2 head small red cabbage
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro
  • 1 small red onion finely chopped
  • avocado slices
  • 1 pound shrimp
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • salt & pepper
  • 1 chopped hot pepper
  • pinch cayenne pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic minced


  1. Place the shrimp, cayenne pepper, chili powder, garlic, salt, pepper and a few dashes of Tabasco in a bowl and sir to combine. Let the shrimp marinate in the mixture for 30 minutes.
  2. Prepare the grill on medium high and grill the shrimp for 3 minutes on each side.
  3. In the meantime, combine the sour cream, lime zest, lime juice, salt, pepper and 2 dashes of Tabasco in a small bowl and mix to combine.
  4. Lightly toast the corn tortillas on the grill and then add about 5 shrimp per taco. Top the shrimp with the cabbage, avocado, cilantro, onion and the lime sour cream mixture. Serve immediately.

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