Chile Lime Grilled Shrimp Tacos

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 51 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Inactive: 30 min
  • Cook: 6 min
  • Yield: 12 tacos
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1 1/2 pounds frozen, shelled and deveined large shrimp, thawed

1 (12-ounce) bottle Mexican chile and lime marinade (recommended: Lawry's)

Cooking oil, for grill

1 (8-ounce) container sour cream

1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce, finely chopped

1 tablespoon adobo sauce

12 corn tortillas

1 (6-ounce) bag shredded red cabbage

1/2 cup frozen chopped onion, thawed

1 cup prepared guacamole

1 lime, for garnish


  1. Marinate the shrimp in the chili and lime marinade for at least 5 minutes but no more than 30 minutes.
  2. Preheat a grill or grill pan over medium-high heat.
  3. Brush the grill with a paper towel that has been soaked in cooking oil. Remove the shrimp from the marinade and place on the grill. Grill the shrimp until cooked through, 2 to 3 minutes per side.
  4. Mix the sour cream with chipotle and adobe sauce.
  5. Wrap the tortillas in a damp towel. Place on a plate and microwave for 45 seconds.
  6. Build the taco with the shrimp, cabbage, onion and guacamole and top with the chipotle sour cream. Garnish with lime wedges.
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