shrimp tacos with guacamole
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Shrimp and Guacamole Tacos

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Fish & Seafood, Main Dishes, Tasty Tacos
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 12 tacos
Author: Silvia


  • 1 lb 1/2 kg shrimp, peeled, deveined and tails removed
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cloves of garlic finally chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Pepper to taste
  • 12 corn tortillas
  • 1/2 head of iceberg lettuce washed and chopped
  • Guacamole Try my traditional Mexican guacamole recipe
  • Salsa optional (try my green salsa, red salsa, or my mango salsa for a more tropical flavor)


  • Wash and drain shrimp.
  • In a large pan, heat olive oil and butter over medium high heat. Sauté garlic for one minute
  • Add shrimp, sauté for 4 minutes, then flip and saute for 4 minutes more or until pink and cooked.
  • Warm tortillas. Spread a layer of lettuce on the tortilla, a layer of shrimp, and top with guacamole.
  • Add salsa of your choice if you'd like.


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