Pineapple Shrimp Tacos

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


4 servings

Updated: Dec. 06, 2022
Taste the tropics with our cool, crispy take on shrimp tacos. Wrapping the shells in lettuce adds even more crunch while keeping the tacos tidy after you take a bite. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Pineapple Shrimp Tacos Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 pound uncooked shrimp (26-30 per pound), peeled and deveined
  • 3 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 large sweet orange pepper, sliced
  • 1 large sweet red pepper, sliced
  • 1 small onion, halved and sliced
  • 1 cup pineapple tidbits
  • 1 envelope fajita seasoning mix
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 8 corn tortillas (6 inches), warmed
  • 1/2 cup crumbled Cotija or shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 8 large romaine lettuce leaves


  1. Cook shrimp in 2 teaspoons oil in a large cast-iron or other heavy skillet over medium heat until shrimp turn pink, 4-6 minutes. Remove and keep warm.
  2. In the same skillet, saute the peppers, onion and pineapple in remaining oil until vegetables are tender. Add seasoning mix and the water. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Return shrimp to the skillet; heat through. Spoon mixture onto tortillas; top with cheese. Wrap lettuce around tortillas to serve.

Nutrition Facts

2 tacos: 382 calories, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 153mg cholesterol, 1123mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 6g fiber), 27g protein.