easy shrimp tacos

Easy Shrimp Tacos

4 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
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Easy Shrimp Tacos are the perfect simple dinner for busy weeknights! Plump, juicy shrimp are cooked in a flavorful spice blend then wrapped in warm flour tortillas and piled high with your favorite toppings.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Easy Shrimp Tacos

Ingredients

  • 1 pound 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
  • 8-10 medium flour tortillas
  • Toppings (optional, to taste): sour cream, salsa, iceberg lettuce, tomatoes, cilantro, etc.

Instructions

  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 no longer pink, flipping/stirring them occasionally (about 5-6 minutes). 

  4. Assemble tacos as desired and serve immediately. 

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