Wondermom » Recipes » Dinner » Sheet Pan Shrimp Tacos

Sheet Pan Shrimp Tacos


Disclosure: This post may include affiliate links. As an affiliate, I earn from qualifying purchases.
Recipe Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 6 Tacos
Jump to Recipe

Sheet Pan Shrimp Tacos are an easy weeknight meal that is simple to make and tastes delicious! Plus, cleanup is a breeze since everything cooks on one pan. 

If you love sheet pan recipes, you’ll love these shrimp tacos! They are packed with flavor and can be made in under 30 minutes.

Sheet Pan Shrimp Tacos on a glass plate with an avocado, onion and limes blurred in the background

Easy Shrimp Taco Recipes

Shrimp is a healthy and versatile protein that can be used in a variety of recipes. These sheet pan shrimp tacos are easy to make and taste amazing!

Did you know that shrimp contains high levels of omega-3 fatty acids? This makes them a healthy and nutritious choice for a meal.

Why I Love This Recipe

The delicious, seafood-inspired meal of Sheet Pan Shrimp Tacos is an easy and quick weeknight dinner that you can make! Plus cleanup will be a breeze since everything cooks on one pan.

  • Ready in under 40 minutes
  • Easy to make
  • Fills the house with a delicious aroma
  • Only requires one pan, so easy clean up

If you love shrimp sheet pan recipes, give this Shrimp Sheet Pan Fajitas recipe a try.

Sheet Pan Shrimp Tacos on a glass plate with an avocado, onion and limes blurred in the background

Ingredients

This recipe requires a few simple ingredients that are easy to find at your local grocery store. You will be so glad that you made the trip to the grocery store, after one taste of these delicious tacos.

  • raw shrimp, peeled
  • tortillas
  • cilantro
  • purple onion
  • hass avocado
  • limes
  • shredded cabbage
  • minced garlic
  • olive oil

Sauce:

  • mayonnaise
  • salt
  • garlic powder
  • hot sauce
ingredients needed to make Sheet Pan Shrimp Tacos

Substitutions

Chicken: Diced chicken breasts can be used in place of shrimp.

Greek Yogurt: Greek yogurt makes a great substitute for mayo in this recipe.

Equipment Needed / Helpful Tools

You only need a few kitchen tools to help you make this easy weeknight dinner recipe. So, grab these tools and get ready to whip up this easy recipe.

How to Make Sheet Pan Shrimp Tacos

This recipe comes together in just a few simple steps. These delicious tacos will be on the table in no time!

Step 1: Mix a marinade for the shrimp

In a bowl, add juice of 3 limes, Minced garlic, 1/4 cup of cilantro chopped, cumin, and 1 tablespoon of oil.

shrimp marinade ingredients in a glass bowl

Step 2: Marinate the shrimp

Next, add the shrimp to the marinade and place in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.

marinated shrimp in a glass bowl

Step 3: Make the dipping sauce

In another bowl, mix the mayonnaise, salt, garlic powder, cumin and hot sauce. Set aside.

Step 4: Make a slaw

To make slaw, add cabbage, thinly sliced onion, 1/2 cup of chopped cilantro, and juice of one lime. Set aside.

Shredded cabbage, onion and cilantro in a glass bowl

Step 5: Bake the shrimp

Place shrimp and marinade on a baking sheet and bake at 350° for 10 minutes.

Cooked marinated shrimp in a baking pan

Step 6: Assemble tacos and serve

To assemble tacos, place slaw on the tortillas, then add 4-6 pieces of shrimp, top with sauce and cilantro for garnish.

Sheet Pan Shrimp Tacos on a glass plate with an avocado, onion and limes blurred in the background

Variations / Options / Add-Ins

These tacos can be customized to your liking. So, here are a few variations that I’ve used if you want to change up this delicious and easy dinner recipe.

Vegetables: Add grilled vegetables like bell peppers, zucchini, and squash for a healthy and filling meal.

Beans: Try black beans or pinto beans for added protein and fiber.

Spice: If you want a little heat in your tacos, add a few drops of hot sauce to the dipping sauce.

Serving Suggestions

Are you wondering what to serve with these sheet pan shrimp tacos? Here are some of my favorite side dishes to serve with this recipe.

overhead view of Sheet Pan Shrimp Tacos on a glass plate with an avocado, onion and limes in the background

Tips

Here are some tips to help you make the perfect sheet pan shrimp tacos.

  • Use a baking sheet with a rimmed edge, this will help contain any of the juices or sauces.
  • Make sure the shrimp is well coated in the marinade for the best flavor.
  • If you are unsure whether or not your shrimp is cooked through, cut into one to check.
  • If you do not have a baking sheet, these tacos can also be cooked in a skillet on the stove.
  • For a heartier meal, serve these tacos with rice and beans.
  • The dipping sauce can also be used as a salad dressing.
  • If you have any leftover shrimp, they would be great in a salad the next day.

FAQs

Do you have questions about this sheet pan shrimp tacos recipe? Here are the answers to the most commonly asked questions.

How to store

You can store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

How to reheat

Sheet pan shrimp tacos can be reheated in the oven or microwave.

Can I use frozen shrimp?

Yes, frozen shrimp can be used in this recipe, just make sure to thaw them before using.

Sheet Pan Shrimp Tacos on a glass plate with an avocado, onion and limes blurred in the background

More Shrimp Recipes

If you like shrimp recipes, give these recipes a try:

Sheet Pan Shrimp Tacos Recipe

Ready to get cooking? Print off the recipe card below or toggle on Cook Mode to keep your screen from going dark while you follow along on your phone or tablet.

Sheet Pan Shrimp Tacos

Corinne Schmitt
These shrimp tacos are packed with flavor and can be made in just 40 minutes.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Main
Cuisine American
Servings 6 Tacos
Calories 351 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 12 ounces raw shrimp peeled
  • 6 tortillas
  • 1 cup cilantro
  • 1/2 purple onion
  • 1/2 hass avocado
  • 4 limes
  • 1/2 cup shredded cabbage
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

Sauce

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce

Instructions
 

  • In a bowl, add juice of 3 limes, minced garlic, 1/4 cup of cilantro chopped, cumin, and 1 tablespoon of oil.
  • Add shrimp to the marinade and place in refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  • In another bowl, mix the mayonnaise, salt, garlic powder, cumin and hot sauce. Set aside.
  • To make slaw, add cabbage, thinly sliced onion, 1/2 cup of chopped cilantro, and juice of one lime. Set aside.
  • Place shrimp and marinade on a baking sheet and bake on 350° for 10 minutes.
  • To assemble tacos, place slaw on the tortillas, then add 4-6 pieces of shrimp, top with sauce and cilantro for garnish.

Nutrition

Serving: 1ServingCalories: 351kcalCarbohydrates: 25gProtein: 11gFat: 24gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 10gMonounsaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 79mgSodium: 1096mgPotassium: 298mgFiber: 4gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 351IUVitamin C: 21mgCalcium: 93mgIron: 2mg
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

Need to run to the store for a few ingredients first? Don’t forget to pin this recipe so you can find it when you’re ready to cook!

Sheet Pan Shrimp Tacos on a glass plate with an avocado, onion and limes blurred in the background with title text reading Sheet Pan Shrimp Tacos

Leave a Comment

Recipe Rating




This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.