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Grilled Shrimp Tacos

  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 limes, juiced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1 pound medium tail-off shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 8 corn or flour tortillas
  • Diced avocado or guacamole (for garnish, optional)
  • Cotija or feta cheese (for garnish, optional)
  • Hot sauce (for garnish, optional)


  1. In a medium bowl, combine oil, lime juice, garlic, chili powder and cilantro until well mixed; add shrimp and toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper. Let marinate in refrigerator for 15 minutes. (Discard unused marinade.)
  2. Preheat grill to medium. Place shrimp directly on grill (or use metal or soaked wooden skewers); grill for 2 to 3 minutes per side, until shrimp is pink and thoroughly cooked.
  3. Warm tortillas on the grill for 1 minute per side. Distribute shrimp evenly among tortillas; garnish with avocado, cheese and hot sauce, if desired.


Suggested utensils; Grill, wooden or metal skewers (if desired), bowl, tongs

  • Author: Dish on Fish
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Cook Time: 10
  • Category: Shrimp