Quick and Easy 15 Minute Shrimp Tacos #15minutesuppers

One thing that I have come to love eating is shrimp. I used to hate it and couldn’t even stand the smell, but the older I get, the more I love seafood and shrimp is like chicken — you can add it to anything and it tastes good.

This week for the 15 Minute Supper dish, I decided to share my recipe for Shrimp Tacos. They are super delicious and are quick and easy to make.

shrimp-tacos #15minutesuppers

You can pare this with my homemade pico de gallo, guacamole, cilantro lime rice, and chips and salsa and you will have yourself a well rounded Mexican fiesta!

Quick and Easy 15 Minute Shrimp Tacos #15minutesuppers
  • 20 medium shrimp, peeled & deveined
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ½ tsp. ground cumin
  • ½ tsp. chili powder
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 T. olive oil
  • 4 corn tortillas or you can use taco shells
  • oil for frying
  • shredded lettuce
  • diced tomatoes
  • sliced avocado
  1. In a bowl, whisk together 1 T. oil, garlic, ground cumin, chili powder, salt and cayenne pepper. Add in shrimp and toss to coat completely. Place in the refrigerator for about 10 minutes to let the flavors merry a bit.
  2. Cook shrimp in skillet with all of the marinade on medium heat until pink and cooked through, about 5 minutes.
  3. Lightly coat small pan with oil over low-medium heat. Warm tortillas until soft.
  4. Spoon 5 shrimp onto each tortilla, top with lettuce, tomato, avocado, pico de gallo -- the possibilities are endless.

What is your favorite taco recipe?


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