Shrimp Tacos With Chipotle-Lime Slaw Recipe

Last Update: February 25, 2023

Celebrate Taco Tuesday—or any day really—with fiesta-ready shrimp tacos topped with a creamy chipotle-lime slaw and fresh avocado. Always a crowd-pleaser!

Shrimp Tacos With Chipotle-Lime Slaw

Yield: 3 to 4 servings
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes


For the shrimp:
1 pound shrimp, peeled and de-veined
1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
Small pinch cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon coconut oil
Juice of 1 lime

For the slaw:
1/2 red cabbage, thinly sliced
Juice of 2 limes
1/2 cup Primal Kitchen Chipotle-Lime Mayo
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
Small pinch sea salt

For serving:
Corn tortillas
2 avocados, cubed
Extra chopped cilantro


Cook the shrimp
Pat shrimp dry and toss with chili powder, cayenne, paprika, and salt. Heat coconut oil in a large skillet and sauté 5 to 8 minutes until cooked through. Turn off heat and toss with the juice of 1 lime.

Make the slaw
Mix together the cabbage, lime juice, mayo, cilantro, and salt in a medium-sized bowl.

Serve the tacos
Heat tortillas until slightly warm in a dry hot skillet. Top with shrimp, slaw, avocado, and chopped cilantro.

Photo credit: Paul Delmont

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Food, Holiday, Recipe, Shrimp Recipes

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Merce Muse

Thrive Market Food Editor

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