Protein Style Shrimp Tacos

December 12, 2022

Easy Shrimp Tacos are perfect for Taco Tuesday when you are on a high protein or low carb diet. These delicious shrimp tacos are easy to make, plump and full of flavor. Sure to be hit!

• 1 pound medium shrimp (thawed & peeled)
• 1 tablespoon olive oil
• 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
• 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
• 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
• 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
• Salt and pepper to taste
• 8-10 Thoroughly washed Romaine lettuce leaves (don’t chop the lettuce, break off leaves and wash)

• Diced Avocados
• Chopped tomatoes
• Diced red onions
• Other topping options: Shredded cheese, salsa, sour cream, cilantro


  1. Prep your shrimp. If frozen, run them under cool water until thawed. Peel them and remove the tails.
  2. Place shrimp into hot olive oiled skillet and add spices. Cook over medium-high heat until the shrimp are no longer pink, flipping them occasionally. Typically takes 5 – 7 minutes.
  3. Assemble tacos as desired and serve immediately.
  4. Enjoy
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