What’s for lunch? Try this shrimp tacos recipe

Add a burst of excitement to your Sunday lunch with a shrimp tacos recipe that's bound to become a family favourite.

Spice up your Sunday lunch with some delicious shrimp tacos!

Imagine juicy shrimp with exciting flavours wrapped in soft tortillas, topped with fresh veggies and a tangy sauce. This is definitely a recipe you should try out!

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Shrimp tacos

Homemade Shrimp tacos

Add a burst of excitement to your Sunday lunch with a shrimp tacos recipe that’s bound to become a family favourite.

  • Author: Alyssa Rivers
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 Minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Category: Main Course
  • Method: Instant Pot
  • Cuisine: American/Mexican


  • 453g medium shrimp (thawed & peeled)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 810 medium flour tortillas
  • Toppings (optional, to taste): sour cream, salsa, iceberg lettuce, tomatoes, cilantro, etc


  1. Prep your shrimp. If frozen, run them under cool water until thawed. Peel them and remove the tails.
  2. Meanwhile, prep your toppings.
  3. Add the shrimp to a skillet along with the olive oil and spices. Cook over medium-high heat until the shrimp are pink, flipping/stirring them occasionally (about 5-6 minutes).
  4. Assemble tacos as desired and serve immediately.


  • Serving Size: 4 people
  • Calories: 219kcal
  • Sugar: 2g
  • Sodium: 447mg
  • Fat: 8g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 2g
  • Trans Fat: 4g
  • Carbohydrates: 30g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Protein: 5g

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