Introducing: Shrimp Tacos & Cajun Margaritas

Cinco de Mayo is one of my favorite excuses to indulge in some delicious tacos and strong margaritas. So, I happily created these amazing shrimp tacos and some deliciously spicy, cajun margaritas!

Shrimp Tacos with Cilantro-Lime Slaw

Cilantro-Lime Slaw Ingredients:

1/4 cup water

1/4 cup oil

1/2 cup green onions (chopped)

2-3 cups radicchio or red cabbage (shredded)

2 limes (juiced)

1/2 cup cilantro (chopped)

3 garlic cloves (minced)

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 cup sour cream


Cilantro-Lime Slaw Directions:

  1. Add all ingredients, except sour cream and cabbage, and pulse in food processor until smooth.
  2. Add sour cream. Mix in shredded cabbage.


Taco Ingredients:

1 lb. shrimp (peeled/deveined)

1 tsp cumin

1 tsp chili powder

2 tbsp taco seasoning (homemade)

1 tbsp olive oil

2 clove garlic, minced




  1. Marinate shrimp in cumin, chili powder, taco seasoning, and garlic. Set for about 20 minutes. (Make slaw during this time!)
  2. Warm larger skillet to medium heat. Sautée shrimp for 5 minutes (or until ready).
  3. To serve: smash spoonful of avocado on tortilla, add shrimp and cilantro-lime slaw.  

Serve with black beans, pico de gallo, and guacamole of course!


Cajun Margaritas


5 oz Tequila

3 oz Triple Sec

1 cup fresh lime juice (about 6 big limes)

1/4 cup water

1  1/2 tsp agave nectar

1/2 tsp Cholula hot sauce

2 cups ice

chili peppers & limes for garnish



Add tequila, triple sec, lime juice, 1/4 cup water, agave, hot sauce, and ice in blender. Rim glasses with lime and salt before pouring. Garnish with lime and chili peppers.



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