Shrimp tacos made with a homemade blackened seasoning mix, topped with refreshing mango avocado salsa and feta cheese. Yum!

Shrimp tacos made with a homemade blackened seasoning mix, topped with refreshing mango avocado salsa and feta cheese. Yum!

If you’ve made the Mango Avocado Salsa I shared with you previously and enjoyed it as a snack, you are going to LOVE these blackened shrimp tacos with the salsa. The combination is heavenly!

This entire meal takes about 25 minutes from start to finish, which is pretty quick. Guess what? If you make the salsa ahead of time, you can whip up these delicious and super healthy shrimp tacos in less than 10 minutes. Now, that’s extremely quick, right?

This taco recipe starts with a homemade blackened seasoning. Once your shrimp is well coated with the seasoning mix, cook it with some olive oil on the stove. Then, you are pretty much ready to assemble your tacos.

Shrimp tacos made with a homemade blackened seasoning mix, topped with refreshing mango avocado salsa and feta cheese. Yum!

The blackened seasoning mix and the Mango Avocado Salsa also work perfectly for fish. So you could use this exact recipe to make amazing fish tacos as well. No mayo, no breading, just loads of fresh ingredients.

These shrimp tacos are incredibly simple to make and unbelievably yummy! Squeeze some fresh lime juice before enjoying. Hmmm… so good!

Give this recipe a try and I bet you are going to want to make it again and again.

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Last-minute dinner ideas - Blackened Shrimp Tacos

Blackened Shrimp Tacos with Mango Avocado Salsa

  • Author: Sharon Chen
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x
  • Category: Main, Gluten Free
  • Method: Stove
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Description

Shrimp tacos made with a homemade blackened seasoning mix, topped with refreshing mango avocado salsa and feta cheese. Yum!


Ingredients

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For the blackened seasoning mix:

  • 1 teaspoon chili powder or cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

For the shrimp tacos:

  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined (about 30 shrimp)
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 6 corn tortillas or flour tortillas
  • 6 tablespoons crushed feta cheese

For the Mango Avocado Salsa, find the recipe here.


Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients for the blackened seasoning mix in a small bowl.
  2. Place prepared shrimp in a medium bowl and add the seasoning mix to it. Mix until the shrimp is well coated.
  3. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add seasoned shrimp and cook until no longer pink, stirring occasionally for about 2-3 minutes. Set aside.
  4. Make the Mango Avocado Salsa. (I recommend that you make it ahead of time, so making these tacos is even quicker.)
  5. To assemble the tacos, warm tortillas in a microwave for 30 seconds. Place 5 shrimp in the middle of a tortilla, add 2-3 spoonfuls of Mango Avocado Salsa, and top with 1 tablespoon feta cheese. Assemble the rest of the tacos and serve with lime wedges if desired. Enjoy!

Notes

  • The prep time for this recipe includes the time spent on making the Mango Avocado Salsa.
  • The nutrition facts are calculated with one cup of the Mango Avocado Salsa.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 749
  • Sugar: 4.2g
  • Sodium: 1584mg
  • Fat: 20.8g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.3g
  • Carbohydrates: 98.37g
  • Fiber: 9.17g
  • Protein: 45.97g
  • Cholesterol: 260mg

Keywords: shrimp tacos

Shrimp tacos made with a homemade blackened seasoning mix, topped with refreshing mango avocado salsa and feta cheese. Yum!

About the Author

Sharon Chen is an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, an author and a sous vide fanatic who believes food not only brings healing but also connection. As the creator of StreetSmart Kitchen, she's on a mission to help you find balance, ease, joy, and simplicity in the kitchen as you improve your well-being.