California Shrimp Tacos with Corn Salsa

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


4 servings

Updated: Jan. 21, 2023
After trying fish tacos, I fell in love. I wanted to recreate them at home and though Why not use shrimp? It's an affordable healthy way to feed my seafood-loving family. —Kayla Peters, Cecilia, Kentucky
California Shrimp Tacos with Corn Salsa Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 can (11 ounces) Mexicorn, drained
  • 3/4 cup chopped seeded tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup guacamole
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-fat ranch salad dressing
  • 16 uncooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  • 8 taco shells, warmed


  1. In a small bowl, combine the first 6 ingredients. In another small bowl, combine guacamole and salad dressing.
  2. In a large bowl, toss shrimp with chili powder and Cajun seasoning. In a large skillet coated with cooking spray, saute shrimp until pink, about 5 minutes.
  3. Place two shrimp in each taco shell. Top with 1/3 cup corn salsa; drizzle with 1 tablespoon guacamole mixture.

Nutrition Facts

2 tacos: 342 calories, 14g fat (3g saturated fat), 83mg cholesterol, 1007mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 7g fiber), 17g protein.