Chipotle Shrimp Tacos

Smoky, flavorful chipotle will take your shrimp tacos from so-so to muy deliciouso! It’s easy to do with this Chipotle Shrimp Tacos recipe for your family’s next taco Tuesday. Top this crowd-pleaser with fresh onion, cilantro, and lime for a zesty finish.

Chipotle Shrimp Tacos

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  • 1 (12 ounce) package bacon, cut into small pieces

  • 1/2 onion, diced

  • 2 pounds large cooked shrimp – peeled, deveined, and cut in half

  • 3 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, minced

  • 12 corn tortillas

  • 1 cup chopped fresh cilantro

  • 1 lime, juiced

  • salt to taste (optional)


  • In a large, deep skillet fry the bacon over medium-high heat until evenly brown. Drain the bacon fat. Add the onions to the pan with the bacon and cook 5 minutes or until the onions are translucent. Stir in the shrimp and chipotle chiles; cook 4 minutes or until heated through.
  • Heat tortillas on an ungreased skillet over medium-high heat for 10 to 15 seconds. Turn and heat for another 5 to 10 seconds. Fill the heated tortillas with shrimp mixture. Sprinkle with cilantro, lime juice, and salt.

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