Blackened Cajun Shrimp Tacos

Spice up your taco night with these flavorful Blackened Cajun Shrimp Tacos. The combination of bold Cajun seasoning and succulent shrimp makes for a mouthwatering dish that’s perfect for any occasion.

Blackened Cajun Shrimp Tacos

Blackened Cajun Shrimp Tacos


  • 1 lb large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tbsp Cajun seasoning
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 8 small flour tortillas
  • Shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, and sliced avocado for toppings
  • Sour cream and lime wedges for serving


  1. Preheat a grill or grill pan over medium-high heat.
  2. In a bowl, toss the shrimp with Cajun seasoning, smoked paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper.
  3. Add olive oil to the seasoned shrimp and toss to coat.
  4. Thread the shrimp onto skewers and grill for 2-3 minutes per side or until opaque and blackened.
  5. Warm the tortillas on the grill for about 30 seconds per side.
  6. Assemble the tacos by placing shrimp on each tortilla and topping with lettuce, tomatoes, avocado, sour cream, and a squeeze of lime.
  7. Serve immediately and enjoy your delicious Blackened Cajun Shrimp Tacos!

Prep time: 15 minutes | Cook time: 6 minutes | Total time: 21 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 380, Protein: 25g, Carbohydrates: 32g, Fat: 16g, Fiber: 4g

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