Sweet and Spicy Shrimp Tacos

Sweet and Spicy Shrimp Tacos, easy healthy and delicious dinner idea

Healthy, fresh & delicious sweet and spicy shrimp tacos! Easy weekday meal!


  • 3 large shrimp per taco OR
  • 10 mini shrimp per taco
  • 4 small corn tortillas (or lettuce wraps)
  • 2 jalapenos (1 for shrimp, 1 for slaw)
  • 1 tbsp sweet chili sauce
  • 1 tsp lime juice
  • 2 tsp sriracha (to taste)
  • sprinkle cojata cheese
  • 1/4 small purple cabbage
  • 1 medium avocado
  • 1/4 small red onion
  • 1 tbsp garlic
  • 1 tsp lime juice
  • dash salt


  1. Chop two jalapenos.
  2. Get a medium saute pan going over medium high heat
  3. Add one jalapeno to pan and saute until almost done. About 5 minutes.
  4. Peel & devein shrimp
  5. Add shrimp, before fully cooked, add sweet chili sauce, sriracha, and lime
  6. Remove from heat and set aside
  7. For quick slaw, chop cabbage, avocado, red onion, and add in a bowl with chopped jalapeno.
  8. Drizzle slaw with lime juice, and toss.
  9. Optional: Toast corn tortillas until they are golden brown either directly over flame on gas stove, grill, or in a pan over high heat.
  10. Make your taco! Add shrimp, slaw, and sprinkle with cojata cheese
  11. Serve with a light lager, bonus points for a sunny warm day!