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Easy Shrimp Tacos on a Sheet Pan next to tacos on a plate and a small bowl of avocado cream sauce

Sheet Pan Shrimp Tacos with Avocado Sauce

  • Author: Megan
  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 Minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 Servings 1x


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  Shrimp Tacos

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice, about 1/2 lime
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 24oz large shrimp, peeled and deveined and tail removed
  • 8 tortillas
  • Lettuce
  • Pickled onions
  • Avocado Lime Sauce ( ingredients below)

Avocado Lime sauce

  • 1/2 avocados
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup light sour cream
  • 1 garlic clove
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly spray oil on a baking sheet.
  2. In a small bowl mix together melted butter, lime juice, chili powder, smoked paprika, and 1/2 teaspoon of salt. Add shrimp and gently toss till the shrimp is well coated.
  3. Place shrimp on the baking sheet and bake for 5-7 minutes, or until they start to make a U shape. If they start to make an O shape, they are overcooked.
  4. While the shrimp cook, combine all the ingredients for the Avocado Lime sauce in a blender. Blend everything together till the sauce is smooth. If you want to thin out the sauce add 1 teaspoon of water until you get your desired consistency. 
  5. To assemble the tacos, add lettuce to a warm tortilla, top with shrimp, pickled onions, and the avocado lime sauce. 


  • Calories: 550
  • Fat: 19g
  • Carbohydrates: 54g
  • Protein: 46g