Cumin Lime Grilled Shrimp Tacos

Savor the taste of these Cumin Lime Grilled Shrimp Tacos, a tantalizing dish that brings together the bold flavors of cumin and the zesty kick of lime. Perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or a festive gathering with friends.

Cumin Lime Grilled Shrimp Tacos

Cumin Lime Grilled Shrimp Tacos


  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 8 small flour tortillas
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • Sour cream and lime wedges for serving


  1. Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
  2. In a bowl, combine olive oil, ground cumin, lime juice, salt, and pepper.
  3. Add the shrimp to the marinade and toss to coat evenly. Let it marinate for 15-20 minutes.
  4. Thread the marinated shrimp onto skewers.
  5. Grill the shrimp skewers for 2-3 minutes per side or until they are opaque and cooked through.
  6. Warm the tortillas on the grill for about 30 seconds per side.
  7. Assemble the tacos by placing a few shrimp on each tortilla and topping with lettuce, tomatoes, red onion, and cilantro.
  8. Serve with sour cream and lime wedges on the side.

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

Yield: 4 servings

Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories 320, Total Fat 12g, Saturated Fat 2g, Cholesterol 180mg, Sodium 680mg, Total Carbohydrate 28g, Dietary Fiber 3g, Sugars 3g, Protein 25g

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