Griddle Recipe: Spicy Shrimp Tacos

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes


Serves 4 (2 tacos each)

  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • 2 teaspoons chili oil
  • 8 small corn tortillas
  • 3 cups shredded green cabbage
  • 2 Roma tomatoes, diced
  • Chopped red onion
  • Chopped fresh cilantro
  • Optional: lime wedges, cotija cheese, Mexican crema, sour cream, salsa, pico de gallo


  1. Preheat griddle to medium-high heat.
  2. Add the shrimp to a large bowl. Season the shrimp with cumin, chili powder, cayenne, salt, and black pepper, then toss to distribute the seasonings evenly.
  3. Drizzle the avocado oil onto the griddle once hot.
  4. Add the shrimp once the oil is hot and Cook for 1 minute.
  5. Flip, drizzle the shrimp with chili oil, and cook for another minute or until the shrimp are opaque and browned on both sides.
  6. Transfer to a platter and set aside.
  7. Toss the tortillas onto the griddle and warm for 30 seconds per side or until pliable.
  8. Add cabbage to each tortilla followed by tomatoes, chopped red onion, and shrimp.
  9. Garnish tacos with cilantro and serve as desired.
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