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Tacos Gobernador ~ Governor's Tacos

Tacos Gobernador ~ Governor's Tacos

David Taylor
Tacos Gobernador are guaranteed to be your new favorite taco. Filled with buttery shrimp, onions & bell pepper plus the melted cheese will have you begging for more!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 10 servings
Calories 150 kcal


  • 1 Cast Iron Skillet
  • 1 Knife
  • 1 Cutting Board


  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter divided in half
  • ½ med onion chopped
  • 1 med bell pepper chopped
  • 1 lb shrimp (frozen or fresh) Peeled, deveined, and cut into small pieces
  • 2 cup queso quesadilla cheese or mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 10 corn tortillas
  • 1 tbsp olive oil


  • In a large skillet (an iron skillet preferably), add some butter and saute the onions and bell peppers.
    2 tbsp unsalted butter, ½ med onion, 1 med bell pepper
  • Cook until soft for about 2 minutes. Add the shrimp and cook for another 3 to 4 minutes or until the shrimp is no longer translucent. Note: Make sure not to overcook the shrimp as it can become rubbery.
    1 lb shrimp
  • Assemble the tacos by adding a layer of shrimp and top it with shredded cheese.
    2 cup queso quesadilla cheese, 10 corn tortillas
  • In the same skillet, melt some butter with 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Place the tacos open to warm up the entire tortilla.
    1 tbsp olive oil, 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • As soon as the tortilla becomes soft, using a spatula, fold it to cover the shrimp side.
  • Flip the tacos to brown the other side. Cook until crispy and the cheese has melted. Repeat the process until all tacos are done.
Keyword Taco