Delicious Spicy Cajun Shrimp Tacos Recipe

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Delicious Spicy Cajun Shrimp Tacos Recipe
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on October 24, 2023

Add some spice to your taco game with these flavorful Spicy Cajun Shrimp Tacos. This recipe combines succulent shrimp seasoned with savory Cajun spices, tangy lime, and a hint of smoky heat. With the addition of crunchy cabbage slaw, creamy avocado, and zesty cilantro lime sauce, these tacos are a burst of flavors and textures in every bite. They are perfect for a quick and satisfying weeknight dinner or a crowd-pleasing dinner party. Get ready for an explosion of taste that will leave you craving more.


  • 1 pound of medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 8 small flour tortillas
  • 1 cup shredded cabbage
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce (optional)


  1. In a bowl, combine the shrimp, Cajun seasoning, olive oil, and lime juice. Toss until the shrimp are evenly coated.
  2. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat. Add the shrimp and cook for 2-3 minutes per side until they are pink and cooked through.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together the mayonnaise, lime juice, and hot sauce (if desired) to make the cilantro lime sauce.
  4. Warm the tortillas in a dry skillet or microwave according to package instructions.
  5. To assemble the tacos, spread a spoonful of the cilantro lime sauce onto each tortilla. Top with a few shrimp, shredded cabbage, avocado slices, and chopped cilantro.
  6. Serve the Spicy Cajun Shrimp Tacos immediately and enjoy!

Interesting Facts

  • The Cajun seasoning used in this recipe is a blend of spices commonly used in Louisiana cuisine, including paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, cayenne pepper, and various herbs.
  • Shrimp is an excellent source of protein and low in calories, making it a healthy choice for this flavorful taco recipe.
  • The combination of lime juice and hot sauce adds a zesty kick to the creamy cilantro lime sauce, balancing out the flavors of the dish.