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Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Chipotle Lime Slaw

Prep Time:

20 mins.

Cook Time:

10 mins.


8 Small Tacos

An easy new recipe to spice up family taco night. Just like with a sandwich, the creative possibilities for taco ingredients are endless. You can switch out the shrimp here for BBQ pulled pork or sliced steak.


  • 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon Creole seasoning
  • 1 package coleslaw mix
  • Juice from 1 fresh lime
  • 2 scallions, green parts only, finely sliced
  • 1 cup Blue Plate® Go Bold Chipotle Lime Sauce, plus extra for garnish
  • 8 small tortillas, corn or flour, warmed
  • 2 avocados, peeled, pitted and thinly sliced
  • 1 cup crumbled Cotija cheese
  • Fresh cilantro leaves, stems removed
  • 8 lime wedges


  1. PAT shrimp dry and toss in a small bowl with chili powder, cumin, garlic powder and Creole seasoning to coat. Set aside.
  2. PLACE coleslaw mix and scallions in a medium mixing bowl and toss with lime juice and Blue Plate® Go Bold Chipotle Lime Sauce. Set aside.
  3. HEAT a medium saute pan with just enough vegetable oil to coat pan. Add shrimp and saute 2-3 minutes on each side, until cooked through.
  4. PLACE slaw on each tortilla. Add avocado slices and shrimp and top with crumbled Cotija cheese and fresh cilantro leaves.
  5. DRIZZLE with Blue Plate® Go Bold Chipotle Lime Sauce, squeeze a lime wedge over each taco and serve.