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Tacos de Camarones a la Parrilla ~ Grilled Shrimp Tacos

Tacos de Camarones a la Parrilla ~ Grilled Shrimp Tacos

David Taylor
Bring the taste of Baja California home with these wonderful Grilled Shrimp Tacos. Great for an afternoon meal or at the next Family BBQ. It is sure to be a huge hit with everyone and make you a legend in your own neighborhood.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4 people
Calories 286 kcal


Guacamole Mix

  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 small clove garlic grated
  • ¼ tsp salt

To Grill Shrimp

  • 1 lb large raw shrimp 16-20 count peeled and deveined
  • 2 tbsp adobo
  • 1 tsp chili powder

To Build Taco

  • 8 tortillas warmed
  • 2 cups iceberg lettuce chopped
  • ½ cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • ½ cup pico de gallo


  • Preheat your grill to medium-high.

Make the Guacamole

  • Mash the avocado with a fork in a small bowl. Add lime juice, garlic and salt and stir to combine. Cover and set aside for later.

Cook the Shrimp

  • Rinse and pat the shrimp dry.
  • Mix the adobo and chili powder in a medium bowl. Add the shrimp and toss until all shrimps are evenly coated.
  • Thread the shrimp onto four 12-inch metal skewers.
  • Grill the shrimp, turning once, until the shrimp are cooked through, about 2 minutes on each side for a total of 4 minutes.

Build the Taco

  • Serve the shrimp in tortillas, topped with the guacamole, lettuce, cilantro and pico de gallo.