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Shrimp Tacos with Slaw & Pineapple Salsa

These tacos are loaded with creamy slaw, spiced shrimp and sweet & spicy pineapple salsa. It is a killer combination that you will love!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Mexican
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 499kcal
Author Sara



  • 2 Tbls Avocado Oil
  • 1 lb Raw Shrimp large, peeled, deveined
  • 2 tbls Taco Seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp Cayenne optional*
  • 8 Tortillas we use gluten free

Creamy Slaw

  • 1 Green Cabbage small; cored & shredded
  • 1/2 cup Sour Cream I used lactose free
  • 1/2 cup Cilantro chopped
  • 2 Limes juiced
  • 2 Tbls Pineapple Juice
  • 1/4 tsp Salt

Pineapple Salsa

  • 1 14 oz can of Pineapple cubed or crusehed
  • 1 Jalapeno seeded & diced
  • 2 Tbls Cilantro chopped
  • 2 Tbls Red Onion diced
  • 1 Lime juiced
  • 1/4 tsp Salt



  • Pat the shrimp dry with a paper towel and add to a bowl
    Toss with the seasoning and 1 Tbls of the oil and let sit while you prep the rest of the ingredients

Pineapple Salsa

  • Drain the pineapple making sure to reserve 2 Tbls of the juice for the slaw and add it to a bowl
    Add in the remaining ingredients for the salsa and toss to combine. Let chill in the fridge while you cook the shrimp

Creamy Slaw

  • In a large bowl, add the sour cream, lime juice, pineapple juice, and salt. Whisk to combine
    Add in the shredded cabbage and cilantro and toss in the sauce until the cabbage is fully coated
    Let chill in the fridge while you continue to prep
  • Heat a large skillet over medium with the remaining 1 Tbls of oil
    Add in the shrimp in an even layer and cook for 3 minutes then flip and cook an additional 2 minutes (shrimp should be pink and start to curl into a C)
  • Assemble the tacos with the slaw on the bottom, then shrimp and then pineapple salsa on top


*I add a little cayenne to the shrimp for some heat (feel free to leave it out)
Each serving is two tacos 
Taco Seasoning 


Calories: 499kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 301mg | Sodium: 1213mg | Potassium: 730mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 1207IU | Vitamin C: 111mg | Calcium: 372mg | Iron: 6mg