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Cajun Shrimp Tacos with Mango Salsa

These Cajun Shrimp Tacos with Mango Salsa are the easiest, most succulent shrimp tacos paired with a bright and flavorful homemade mango salsa. Ready in only 15 minutes - these tacos are fresh, simple and satisfying!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: Jamaican
Keyword: cajun shrimp tacos, mango salsa, shrimp tacos, taco recipe
Servings: 4
Calories: 390kcal


For Cajun Shrimp

  • 1 pound large shrimp shells removed
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoon cajun seasoning or to taste
  • juice from half a lemon

For Mango Salsa

  • 1 mango peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes chopped
  • juice from 1 lime
  • 4 green onions chopped
  • 1 jalapeno seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 cup cilantro chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste

For Tacos

  • 8 6" corn tortillas
  • 1 cup coleslaw mix


  • To prepare the salsa toss all the mango salsa ingredients in a bowl and set aside until ready to assemble tacos.
  • In a large skillet melt the butter on high heat. Season shrimp with cajun seasoning and add shrimp to skillet. Cook until pink, shouldn't take more than a couple minutes. Turn off heat and squeeze half a lemon over the shrimp.
  • To assemble tacos, start with coleslaw mix, shrimp then salsa.


  1. Store leftovers separately in the fridge in an airtight container. Your leftover shrimp will last 3-4 days if stored properly.
  2. Your leftover salsa will have a 3 day limit in the fridge. Make sure to keep it tightly covered or sealed to keep its freshness.


Calories: 390kcal | Carbohydrates: 63.5g | Protein: 26.7g | Fat: 5.9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 172mg | Sodium: 321mg | Fiber: 8.4g | Sugar: 11.3g