Cajun Shrimp Tacos

I hereby declare you no longer a seafood snob. For 24 years of my life when someone said, want to go to a seafood restaurant? My reply followed with hell no- pass the thick juicy steak. Please and thank you!

So I have been eating seafood for 2 years now. I am still snobby and there are some things I am still an absolute no to. I am willing to try new things though. When we went to Florida last year, I tried coconut encrusted red snapper– delicious! This year in Florida, I ordered a crack conch sandwich. It was amazing! I now eat fish fresh from the ocean- and still smother my crab legs in butter. You can’t have it all.

In our home, my Fiancé got me eating seafood. First- was fish tacos. Don’t you worry- our fish tacos will appear on this blog because my dear they are the bomb. This time, we tried Cajun shrimp tacos. So flavorful and topped with the goods – seconds couldn’t be passed up!

Ryan is the true seafood cook in this house, as I said I have only been on the seafood for 2 years and still learning. Check out his recipe for Cajun shrimp below- you will love them!!

What you need….

  • Shrimp
  • Season All
  • Paprika
  • Chili powder
  • Mrs Dash- jalapeños blend
  • Cumin
  • Spinach
  • Tomatoes
  • Taco cheese blend
  • Taco shells (I tried the new blue corn by Ortega)
  • Mango Siracha Blend
  • Slaw Bag (cabbage & carrots)

Directions

Shrimp

  • Heat Cast Iron pan on medium heat
  • Drizzle with olive oil

Season shrimp with….

  • 1 tsp season all
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp Mrs Dash jalapeño
  • 1 tsp cumin

Toss shrimp till they are well heated. Be sure not to over cook or they will be tough and chewy.

Coleslaw

  • 1/4 cup mango siracha mayonnaise (mine was from a pre-made bag of slaw just had to add the dressing)
  • Cabbage and carrots chopped
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Put it all together

I filled my taco shells with cheese blend, shrimp, spinach, tomatoes, and topped them with the coleslaw.

Spicy and filling!

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