Shrimp Tacos recipe

Shrimp Tacos with Pineapple Salsa Recipe

Chili-spiced shrimp, fresh and bright pineapple salsa and cabbage, all tucked inside warm tortillas.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword shrimp tacos
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 173kcal


  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 and ¼ pounds of shrimp peeled, deveined and tails removed
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 cup of pineapple finely diced
  • ½ cup red bell pepper finely diced
  • ½ jalapeno pepper minced (remove seeds and ribs to make it milder)
  • 1 lime juiced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves finely chopped, loosely packed
  • 1 cup shredded purple cabbage
  • 8 corn tortillas


  • For the shrimp: Heat the olive oil over high heat in a large pan. Season both sides of the shrimp with chili powder and salt to taste. Place the shrimp in a single layer in the pan and sear for 2-3 minutes per side, until shrimp are pink and cooked through.
  • For the pineapple salsa: Combine all the ingredients in a bowl, add salt to taste. Cover the bowl and place it in the refrigerator for at least 15 minutes, up to 4 hours.
  • To serve Warm the tortillas. Add a handful of cabbage to each tortilla and place the shrimp on top of the cabbage. Top with pineapple salsa and serve immediately.


Calories: 173kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 51mg | Potassium: 261mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1090IU | Vitamin C: 63.4mg | Calcium: 63mg | Iron: 1.2mg