Whether you’re a cooking novice or a seasoned chef, these Healthy Shrimp Tacos are an incredible dinner option that will surely become a favorite in your household. Perfect for busy weeknights when time is of the essence, these high protein healthy shrimp tacos promise a quick and hassle-free meal solution for the entire family.

However, these tacos aren’t just about flavor – they’re also teeming with nutrients! Thanks to the canned tomatoes, you get a plethora of health benefits including essential vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants (like lycopene) that are cardioprotective and cancer fighting. What’s not to love about that? So, go ahead – bid farewell to dinner dilemmas and say hello to a mouthwatering meal that’s as nutritious as it is delicious. Learn how to make this recipe here. 


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Healthy Shrimp Tacos

Healthy Shrimp Tacos

Whether you're a cooking novice or a seasoned chef, these healthy shrimp tacos are easy to make and will surely become a favorite in your household.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes


  • 1 Pound Peeled And Deveined Large Shrimp (31/40) Tails Removed, Thawed If Frozen (Or Substitute With A Mild White Fish, Such As Tilapia)
  • 1/8 Tsp. Kosher Salt, Plus More To Taste
  • 1/2 Tsp. Chili Powder
  • 1 Tbsp. Canola Oil
  • ½ Cup Shredded Red Cabbage
  • ½ Cup Corn, Cooked And Cooled
  • ¼ Cup Sliced Red Onion
  • 8 Corn Tortillas, Warmed
  • ½ Cup Jarred Salsa
  • Lime Wedges, For Serving


  1. In a large bowl, toss shrimp (or fish) with salt and chili powder. Set aside.
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium heat and add oil. When oil is hot, add shrimp
    and cook until pink and curled, about 3-4 minutes. Add additional salt to taste.
  3. To assemble tacos, place red cabbage on warmed corn tortillas. Divide shrimp
    between tortillas and sprinkle with corn and red onions. Top with salsa and serve with lime wedges. Enjoy!


  • Sliced avocado, drizzled with lime juice and sprinkled with salt, is a simple, delicious and healthy accompaniment for these tacos.
  • Recipe approved by Ellie Krieger, Culinary Nutritionist (RD) for Tomato Wellness.com

Nutrition Information:

Serving Size:

2 tacos

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 300Total Fat: 4.5gSaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 185mgSodium: 480mgCarbohydrates: 35gFiber: 2gSugar: 2gProtein: 27g

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