Shrimp Tacos with Tropical Salsa

Sweet and heat come together in an island-themed shrimp taco with mango salsa. Juicy, ripe mango brings the sweet to the tropical salsa, while a serrano chile delivers on the heat.
Prep 25 Minutes
Total Time 25 Minutes
Servings 10

Ingredient List


  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 ripe large mango, seed removed, peeled and chopped (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 1 medium serrano chile, seeded, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro


  • 1 1/4 lb uncooked deveined peeled medium (41 to 50 ct) shrimp, tail shells removed
  • 1 tablespoon from 1 container (6.25 oz) Old El Paso™ Original Taco Seasoning Mix
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 box (4.7 oz) Old El Paso™ Stand 'n Stuff Taco Shells (10 Count), heated as directed on package
  • Lime wedges
Recipe Continues Below


  1. In medium bowl, to make salsa, beat lime juice, honey and salt with whisk. Add mango, bell pepper, cucumber, red onion, serrano chile and cilantro. Stir to combine. Set aside.
  2. In another medium bowl, mix shrimp and taco seasoning mix; stir to coat.
  3. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add shrimp mixture; cook and stir 2 to 4 minutes or until shrimp turn pink and are cooked through. Remove from heat.
  4. Divide shrimp filling among taco shells; top with salsa. Serve with lime wedges.

Expert Tips

  • Like it spicy? Don’t seed the chile before chopping. You'll end up feasting on shrimp tacos and mango salsa with an extra spicy kick.
  • The tropical salsa in this recipe for shrimp tacos with mango salsa is very versatile. Try it over chicken or salmon.


  • 1 Taco Calories 160 (Calories from Fat 45);  Total Fat 5g (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g ,Trans Fat 0g);  Cholesterol 85mg;  Sodium 550mg;  Potassium 160mg;  Total Carbohydrate 16g (Dietary Fiber 2g ,Sugars 6g);  Protein 11g
  • % Daily Value: Vitamin A 15%;  Vitamin C 20%;  Calcium 6%;  Iron 4%
  • Exchanges: 1/2 Starch;  1/2 Other Carbohydrate;  1 1/2 Lean Meat
  • Carbohydrate Choice: 1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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