Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Mango Salsa

This dish when comes on the plate it is full of colors due to various ingredients used which makes the dish look more attractive and tempting. So go ahead and try out this all in one dish full of different flavours.


  • Deveined and peeled shrimps -450 grams
  • Olive oil-1 tablespoon
  • Chili powder -1 teaspoon
  • Paprika – 1 teaspoon
  • Cayenne powder -1/4 teaspoon
  • Lime for juice – 1
  • Salt and pepper as per taste

For mango salsa

  • Ripe mango peeled and diced-1
  • Small onion -1
  • Red pepper-1/2
  • Finely chopped fresh cilantro- ¼ cup
  • Jalapeno diced -1

For cilantro lime sauce

  • Greek yoghurt- ½ cup
  • Fresh cilantro – ¼ cup
  • Lime juice – 1 tablespoon
  • Minced garlic-1/2 teaspoon
  • Red cabbage- 1 cup
  • Small corn tortilla -8

Step 1

First prepare the mango salsa, take a bowl and to it add the diced mango with onion, garlic, jalapeno, lime juice and cilantro give them a good stir and mix it. Season it with salt and pepper as per taste. Now keep them aside.

Step 2

For preparing the tacos, take a medium sized pan and toss the shrimp that are from the best shrimp and prawn providers with Chile powder, garlic powder, and jalapeno and cayenne powder. Now in a large skillet heat the olive oil on a medium heat. Add the shrimps to it and sauté them until they turn pinkish. Cook them for 4 to 5 minutes and season them with salt, pepper and if you want you can add sauce of your choice.

Step 3

Now for the tortillas take another large pan toast the tortillas. Work in batches of two or three. Toast them on a medium heat till they turn brownish on each side. Repeat the same process with all the tortillas

Step 4

For the cilantro sauce, take a blender and to it add yogurt, cilantro garlic and lime juice. Blend it properly and add pepper and sauce to it as per your taste and your sauce are ready.

Step 5

Now divide the shredded cabbage among the toasted tortillas. Place the shrimps on the top of it and drizzle the cilantro sauce then garnish with the mango salsa and enjoy.

This spicy shrimp taco with a tangy twist of mango is a perfect weeknight dinner. Shrimp if taken from the best shrimp and prawn providers cooks in no time, hence it becomes very easy for your dish to be cooked.

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