Grilled Shrimp Tacos

Matt Moore


  • 1 Pound  medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 Cup  extra-virgin olive oil
  •   Zest and juice from 1 lime
  • jalapeño, sliced
  • 1/4 Teaspoon  chili powder
  • 1/4 Teaspoon  cumin powder
  •   Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  •   Soft flour tortillas, warmed
  •   Jack cheese, grated, for garnish
  •   Red cabbage, shredded, for garnish
  •   Cilantro, minced, for garnish
  •   Hot sauce, for garnish

Inspired by a dish served at Tower 7 in North Carolina, this shrimp recipe conjures up the fresh and exotic flavors of the beachside town and is simple and easy to make.


Combine and mix the first 7 ingredients into a large bowl and allow to sit for 30 minutes. Meanwhile, heat a grill pan over medium-high heat.

Add the entire contents of the bowl onto the grill pan and cook until shrimp are bright pink and firm, about 2-3 minutes.

Begin assembling tacos by adding a layer of cheese, followed by the shrimp, and the remaining ingredients on top of the tortillas. Serve immediately.


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Calories per serving:

326 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Low Carb Sugar Conscious, Kidney Friendly, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Milk Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Alcohol Free

Daily value:



  • Fat 58g 89%
  • Carbs 33g 11%
  • Saturated 8g 41%
  • Fiber 4g 15%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 3g
  • Protein 5g 9%
  • Sodium 378mg 16%
  • Calcium 113mg 11%
  • Magnesium 20mg 5%
  • Potassium 195mg 6%
  • Iron 3mg 16%
  • Zinc 0mg 3%
  • Phosphorus 125mg 18%
  • Vitamin A 393IU 8%
  • Vitamin C 36mg 60%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 18%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 5%
  • Niacin (B3) 2mg 12%
  • Vitamin B6 0mg 6%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 67µg 17%
  • Vitamin E 9mg 45%
  • Vitamin K 39µg 48%
  • Fatty acids, total monounsaturated 41g
  • Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 7g
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