Shrimp tacos with Mango and Avocado Salsa

Shrimp tacos

Ingredients (For 4 tacos)

1. Shrimp – 12, cleaned

2. Kashmiri chilly powder /paprika – 1/2 tsp

    Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp

    Chipotle pepper – 1/4 tsp (optional)

    Cumin powder – 1/4 tsp

    Salt – To taste

For the salsa

3. Avocado, ripe but firm – 1/2, chopped

    Mango, ripe but firm – 1/2, chopped

    Red onion / spring onion – 1 tbsp, finely chopped

    Tomato, firm – 1/4 cup, chopped

    Lemon juice – 1 tbsp

    Jalapeno – 1 tsp, finely chopped

    Cilantro – 2 tbsp, finely chopped

    Salt – To taste

4. Sour cream – 4 tsp

5. Olive oil – 2 tbsp or as required to fry


1. In a medium bowl, combine all the ingredients for the mango salsa and set aside.

2. Marinate shrimp with ingredients numbered 2 for at least 10 mts. Grill / shallow fry them in 2  tbsp oil over medium-high heat for 1.5 – 2mts on each side or until browned and done. Remove to a plate lined with paper towel.

3. When ready to serve, warm up 4  corn tortillas and divide the shrimp among them. Top with 2 – 3 tbsp salsa and1 tsp sour cream. Enjoy!

Shrimp tacos

Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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