Shrimp Tacos With Guacamole Cream and Olive Salsa


Win over your Taco Tuesday crowd with the taste of fresh seafood and tangy salsa.

Three shrimp tacos with guacamole cream and olive salsa with a wedge of lime on a plate.
Photo: Christopher Testani
Hands On Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
4 serves


  • 2 avocados, pitted

  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice, plus wedges for serving

  • Kosher salt and black pepper

  • ½ cup chopped pitted green olives

  • ½ white onion, chopped (1 cup)

  • ½ jalapeño, seeded and finely chopped

  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro

  • 1 ½ pounds peeled and deveined large raw shrimp

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 8 6-inch corn tortillas, warmed


  1. Scoop the avocado into a blender; add 1 tablespoon of the lime juice and ½ teaspoon salt. Puree until smooth. Transfer to a small bowl.

  2. Combine the remaining 2 tablespoons of lime juice, the olives, onion, jalapeno, and cilantro in a bowl.

  3. Heat a grill pan over high heat. In a large bowl, toss the shrimp with the oil and ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper. Grill, turning occasionally, until opaque, 3 to 4 minutes.

  4. Spread some of the guacamole cream on each tortilla. Top with the shrimp and olive salsa. Serve with lime wedges.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

440 Calories
23g Fat
35g Carbs
28g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 440
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 29%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 215mg 72%
Sodium 760mg 33%
Total Carbohydrate 35g 13%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 28g
Calcium 151mg 12%
Iron 2mg 11%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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