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Shrimp Tacos with Slaw

This homemade Shrimp Taco Recipe with Slaw and a creamy Cilantro Lime Sauce is a KEEPER. The juicy shrimp are stacked on a bed of the crunchy slaw and topped with avocado, tomatoes and the sauce.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 6 serving
Author: Valentina's Corner


shrimp tacos-

cabbage slaw-

  • 1 cup green cabbage, finely shredded
  • 1/2 cup red cabbage, finely shredded

cilantro lime sauce-

  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 Tbsp sour cream
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 Tbsp lime juice


  • lemon juice, to top, optional
  • 1 avocado, cubed
  • 1/3 cup cubed tomatoes
  • 3 Tbsp feta cheese, optional


  • In a bowl, combine all the ingredients for the cilantro lime sauce.
  • Finely shred the green cabbage and red cabbage. Add some of the dressing and mix until well combined.
  • Cube the avocado and tomatoes.
  • Season the shrimp with taco seasoning.
  • In a skillet, heat oil and butter until hot. Once hot add the shrimp and cook 2 minutes per side, or until pink and opaque.
  • Warm the tortillas.
    Assemble: Add the cabbage slaw, shrimp, avocado, tomatoes. Drizzle with more cilantro lime sauce and fresh lime juice.
  • Enjoy!