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Overhead photo of blackened shrimp taco on a soft tortilla.
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Blackened Shrimp Tacos

Blackened Shrimp Tacos are ideal for a quick dinner option. Prepared with fresh ingredients and our own Badass Blackened Seasoning finish them off with your favorite taco toppings!

Category Dinner
Cuisine Cajun
Keyword Blackened Seasoning, Blackened Shrimp, Cajun, Smokey
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Mean Green Chef



  • 1 ½ pounds shrimp, shelled + deveined + rinsed
  • 2 Tablespoons Badass Blackened Seasoning, see recipe link above
  • 2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 6 soft flour tortillas, sub desired shell


  • 1 lime, quartered for finishing
  • 2 cups spinach, washed + dried
  • ½ cup Cotija Mexican Cheese, sub any cheese you desire
  • ½ cup Cilantro Garlic Sauce, see recipe link above
  • ½ cup Roasted Salsa Verde, see recipe link above


  1. Combine the deveined shrimp and Badass Blackened Seasoning into a large bowl and toss to coat thoroughly, add more or less seasoning as desired.

  2. Heat a large cast iron skillet over medium-high heat, once hot add the olive oil and reheat about 30 seconds. Add your shrimp in an even layer and cook 1-2 minutes per side depending on the size of the shrimp.

    Blackened Shrimp cooking in a cast iron skillet.
  3. Serve on soft tortillas with Cilantro Garlic Sauce and Roasted Salsa Verde and/or your favorite taco toppings!

    Close up of Blackened Shrimp on a soft tortilla.

Recipe Notes

  • Prep time is approximate; if making sauce(s) time is increased.
  • Cook and serve immediately.