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Shrimp Tacos - Mexican Inspired

Fresh and light, this dish makes a wonderful light summer meal.



  • 1 lb shrimp (peeled, deveined and rinsed with salt water)
  • 2 Green pepper-cut into strips
  • 2 Red peppers - cut into strips
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • ½ medium onion, chopped
  • 1 fresh tomato - diced or 1/2 can diced tomato
  • 1 jalapeno (optional)
  • salt to taste

Topping ideas

  • shredded cheese (any type, preferably pepperjack)
  • Sweet onion (diced)
  • Guacamole

Topping Ideas

  • 1 cup shredded cabbage
  • Homemade salsa (see salsa recipe)
  • Tomato (diced)
  • Lettuce (shredded)
  • sour cream or yogurt
  • Roasted Tomatillo salsa (see recipe)


  1. Season shrimp with 1 tsp of cumin, garlic, and paprika powders. .
  2. Fry onion, garlic, and jalapeno peppers in cooking oil,
  3. Add tomatoes and fry until slightly saucy. Add shrimp to tomato sauce
  4. Add green pepper and red peppers.
  5. Add salt to taste. Remove from heat soon after, while peppers are still crunchy.
  6. Spoon over warmed tortilla.
  7. Add toppings as desired.


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