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Easy Shrimp Tacos with Pineapple Chipotle Sauce

Made with saute shrimp, slaw, avocado, tomato- jalapeño salsa, and topped with a pineapple chipotle sauce. These shrimp tacos are a fast and flavorful weeknight dinner with a sweet and spicy kick.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 6 tacos
Calories: 210kcal
Author: Vanessa


For the Sauce

  • ½ chipotle pepper in adobo sauce
  • ½ teaspoon adobo sauce from chipotle peppers
  • 2 tablespoons Dole Crushed Pineapple
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice freshly squeezed
  • A pinch of salt

For the Tacos

  • 1 pound jumbo shrimp peeled and deveined
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 6 corn tortillas
  • 1 cup slaw
  • 1 medium tomato cubed
  • 1 jalapeño cubed
  • ½ an avocado cubed
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro roughly chopped
  • Juice from 1 ½ lime freshly squeezed
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • In a food processor, mix chipotle pepper, adobo sauce, pineapple, mayonnaise, 1 teaspoon lime juice and a pinch of salt until well combined. Set aside.
  • Season shrimp with paprika, 1 teaspoon lime juice, salt and pepper. Heat oil in a frying pan and cook shrimp for about 3-4 minutes on each side. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • In a comal, warm tortillas for about 1-2 minutes on each side, or until soft and pliable.
  • Season slaw with 1 teaspoon lime juice, salt and pepper. Set aside.
  • Mix together tomato, jalapeño, avocado, cilantro, 1 teaspoon lime juice, salt and pepper to taste.
  • To build your tacos, layer slaw, tomato and avocado salsa over the tortilla. Top with shrimp and drizzle over the top with pineapple chipotle sauce.
  • Serve immediately.


Calories: 210kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 191mg | Sodium: 716mg | Potassium: 273mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 376IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 139mg | Iron: 2mg