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The BEST Shrimp Tacos!

  • Author: Sylvia Fountaine | Feasting at Home Blog
  • Prep Time: 25 mins
  • Cook Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Main, fish, shellfish, seafood
  • Method: grilled, pan-seared
  • Cuisine: Caribbean


Flavorful Caribbean Shrimp Tacos with Cabbage Mango Slaw and Cuban Style Blackbeans…healthy and flavorful!


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Mango Cabbage Slaw– 2 Cups

Cuban Style Black Beans (1 can) – or sub 1 can ( egular) black beans seasoned with 1 teaspoon cumin, 1 teaspoon coriander, 1 teaspoon chili powder and salt & pepper to taste.

6-8 toasted corn & flour tortillas ( 6-inches)

Chipotle Mayo ( optional, but tasty!)


  1. Pat dry shrimp well. Drizzle with just enough oil to lightly coat- 1 to 2 teaspoons.
  2. Mix all spices, salt and sugar in a small bowl. Toss spices with shrimp, mixing well. Set aside and make Mango Cabbage Slaw.
  3. Grill the shrimp over medium-high heat…or pan-sear on med-high in a well oiled cast-iron skillet, until just cooked. Squeeze with 1/2 of a lime.
  4. Serve with grilled or toasted tortillas ( this is important, see above) and Cuban Style Black beans ( black beans seasoned with cumin, coriander, chili powder (or chipotle), salt and pepper )- or purchase “cuban style” canned black beans from Trader Joes ( see post).
  5. Optional: Drizzle with Chipolte Mayo for even extra flavor.


  • Serving Size: 2 tacos
  • Calories: 445

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