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Buttery Cajun Shrimp Tacos

Shrimp seasoned with cajun spices and butter for tacos then topped off with a spicy tomato crema.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword easy, shrimp, tacos
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes


Shrimp Tacos

  • 1.5 lb. peeled and deveined shrimp
  • 2 tbsp Cajun seasoning
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • corn tortillas
  • tomatoes, sliced red onion, shredded lettuce, cilantro for topping
  • crispy onion strings optional

Tomato Crema

  • 1 can Tomato Love Original 2x More Chilies drained
  • 1/2 cup sour cream strained
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • salt to taste


  • Pat the shrimp dry, then toss with the Cajun seasoning.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon and butter in a large skillet over medium heat.  
  • When the butter and oil shimmers, add the shrimp and cook until pink, about 2 minutes per side.
  • Pulse ingredients for spicy tomato crema in a food processor until smooth. Season with salt.
  • Serve Cajun shrimp with warm tortillas, tomato crema, and the toppings listed or the ones you like! Don't skip the crispy onion strings!