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Blackened Shrimp Tacos & Avocado Sour Cream
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins

Blackened Shrimp Tacos & Avocado Sour Cream are savory and spicy, made with my favorite homemade cajun blackened seasoning and fresh juicy shrimp on top of crunchy shredded cabbage and topped off with creamy garlic avocado sour cream! Plus, it's ready in only 20 minutes!

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings (2 tacos per)
Calories: 450 kcal
Author: DishingDelish.com
Shrimp Tacos
  • 1 lb fresh shrimp peeled and deveined, tails removed
  • 8 medium corn tortillas gluten free
  • 2 cups cabbage shredded
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 2 tsp mustard powder
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp white pepper
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
Avocado Sour Cream
  • 1 large avocado pitted and peeled
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  1. Set the grill to medium heat and soak the wooden skewers in water. In a bowl whisk together all spices. Toss with the shrimp, then add 4-5 shrimp to each skewer.

  2. Grill shrimp for 2-3 minutes on each side, until shrimp are cooked through and no longer opaque. While the shrimp are cooking, toast the corn tortillas on the grill, about a minute on each side, until lightly charred.

  3. To make the sauce, add avocado, sour cream, and garlic powder to the food processor until smooth.

  4. To assemble the tacos, add 1/4 cup cabbage to each tortilla. Remove the shrimp from the skewers and distribute evenly on top of each taco. Top with avocado sour cream, and serve any extra sauce on the side.

Recipe Notes

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You might have some leftover avocado sour cream, depending on how much you like to add. 

Nutrition Facts
Blackened Shrimp Tacos & Avocado Sour Cream
Amount Per Serving
Calories 450 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Fat 23g35%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 316mg105%
Sodium 1545mg67%
Potassium 638mg18%
Carbohydrates 35g12%
Fiber 9g38%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 30g60%
Vitamin A 1350IU27%
Vitamin C 23mg28%
Calcium 306mg31%
Iron 5mg28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.