Guacamole and Shrimp Tacos

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword guacamole, shrimp, Shrimp Tacos, tacos
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 261kcal


  • 1/2 lb raw shrimp
  • 1 lime juice and zest from 1 lime
  • 1/4 tsp chili powder (more if you want spicier shrimp)
  • Salt
  • 4 corn taco shells
  • 1/2 cup diced cucumber
  • 1/4 cup minced red onion
  • 2 tomatoes seeds removed
  • 1 avocado
  • 2 tbsp minced fresh cilantro
  • 4 oz guacamole (more if you wish)


  • Rinse and de-vein shrimp if needed. 
  • Preheat a cooking pan over medium heat. 
  • Mix shrimp with lime juice, lime zest, chili powder, and salt. Once the pan is heated, add a little bit of canola oil for cooking the shrimp. 
  • Cook shrimp until it turns pink and opaque on each side, flipping half way through. Once shrimp is cooked take them out of the pan immediately.  
  • Dice cucumber and tomatoes. Mince red onion and cilantro. 
  • Peel avocado, take out the pit, and dice the avocado meat.
  • To assemble the tacos: Layer guacamole, then shrimp, and then veggies in the taco shell. 


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Calories: 261kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 142mg | Sodium: 482mg | Potassium: 654mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 690IU | Vitamin C: 24.8mg | Calcium: 115mg | Iron: 2.1mg