Grilled Shrimp Tacos with Mango Salsa


For the Shrimp:
1 pound peeled, deveined large shrimp, tails removed
¼ c cilantro, chopped
2 Tbsp lime juice
1 Tbsp avocado oil
2 tsp minced garlic
¼ tsp salt
Freshly ground black pepper
6 long grilled skewers

For the Salsa:
1 mango, diced
¾ c red bell pepper, chopped
2 Tbsp cilantro, chopped
2 Tbsp scallions, thinly sliced
2 tsp lime juice
½ tsp garlic, minced
½ tsp minced jalapeno (seeds removed to reduce heat)
¼ tsp ground cumin
1/8 tsp chili powder
Salt and Pepper to taste
8 corn tortillas
Extra-virgin olive oil for drizzling


  1. Preheat grill on medium-high heat.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix shrimp with cilantro, lime juice, oil, garlic, salt, and pepper.
  3. Stand 2 skewers and thread with shrimp. Leave small spaces between each shrimp.
  4. Place skewers on a sheet pan and cover with plastic wrap. Chill to marinate up to 4 hours.
  5. To make salsa, stir together mango, bell pepper, cilantro, scallions, lime juice, garlic, jalapeno, cumin, chili powder, salt, and pepper.
  6. Oil the grill and place shrimp on the grate. Close the lid and cook 3-4 min until shrimp are opaque almost half way through. Turn over and cook shrimp through, another 2-3 min.
  7. Remove shrimp from skewers.
  8. Fill tortillas with shrimp and salsa and drizzle with oil.