Project Description

Shrimp Tacos with Mango Salsa

Who doesn’t love #tacotuesday?! These shrimp tacos are easy to make, versatile, and can be modified according to taste preferences and dietary restrictions. A refreshing, tangy, nutritious summer dinner the whole family can enjoy! Plus, assembling them yourself allows you to control portions. Taco-bout a winning recipe!


  • 1 pack small wheat or corn tortillas
  • 1 package frozen, de-shelled shrimp
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp each: paprika, chilli powder, minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup juice of fresh lime
  • 1/2 avocado, sliced
  • Fresh cilantro or parsley

        Mango salsa:

  • 1 mango, chopped finely
  • 1/2 red onion, chopped finely
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped finely
  • Juice of 1/2 lime


  • 2 cups shredded cabbage or coleslaw blend
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1/3 cup lime juice
  • 1 tsp ground cumin

Makes 6 – 8 tacos

  1. Make the mango salsa by combining all ingredients listed above. Set aside.
  2. Make the coleslaw by combining all ingredients listed above. Set aside.
  3. Defrost shrimp by running under cold running for a few minutes. Heat oil and garlic in a pan. Add shrimp, paprika, chilli powder, and 1/4 cup lime juice (modify according to spice tolerance). Shrimp are ready when they are pink and tails have curled. Remove tails before assembling.
  4. Assemble taco with shrimp, cabbage, mango salsa, and avocado. Garnish with cilantro or parsley, and a squeeze of lime.


Xo, Nutritious Niks