Shrimp Tacos

May 18, 2020

Not all shrimp needs to be steamed or fried! We cooked these right on the grill in a foil pack and the flavor was perfect! Topped with a delicious mix of lime juice, cilantro and a few extras it was the perfect way to end the day! Next time you are grilling out, consider these for a fun new spin on a classic dinner idea.

Prep Time: 15 min.
Cooking Time: 5 min


  • 1 1⁄2 tsp. olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 3/4 tsp. ground cumin, divided use
  • 1⁄2 tsp. ground chili powder
  • 1 lb. raw medium shrimp, cleaned, deveined
  • 1⁄4 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp. lime peel, finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp. cilantro, chopped
  • 8 corn tortillas (or 6-inch whole-wheat tortillas)
  • 1 cup red and green cabbage, shredded
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 1 medium avocado, sliced
  • Fresh cilantro sprigs (for garnish; optional)
  • Fresh lime wedges (for garnish; optional) 


  1. Combine oil, garlic, 1⁄2 tsp. cumin, chili powder, and shrimp in a medium bowl; mix well. Set aside.
  2. Combine yogurt, remaining 1⁄4 tsp. cumin, lime peel, lime juice, and cilantro in a small bowl; mix well. Set aside.
  3. Heat medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Add shrimp mixture; cook, stirring frequently, for 2 to 3 minutes, or until shrimp is firm and opaque
  5. Top each tortilla evenly with cabbage, tomato, shrimp, and avocado.
  6. Garnish with cilantro and lime if desired; drizzle each taco with a small spoonful of yogurt mixture.
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