Blackened Shrimp Tacos

These Blackened Shrimp Tacos are a delightful fusion of bold flavors and succulent shrimp, elevated by the aromatic blend of Hop Barons Seafood Seasoning. This quick and easy recipe brings together the smoky, spicy notes of the seasoning with perfectly cooked shrimp, all encased in warm tortillas and topped with a zesty slaw for a truly satisfying taco experience. This recipe yields approximately 4 servings.


1 1/2 lbs large shrimp; peeled and deveined 1/2 cup shredded carrots
2 tbsp olive oil 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1 1/2 oz Hop Barons Seafood Seasoning packet 1/4 cup mayonnaise
8 small flour or corn tortillas 1 tbsp lime juice
For the Slaw: Salt and pepper; to taste
2 cups shredded cabbage


1. Prepare the Shrimp: In a large mixing bowl, toss the shrimp with olive oil and Hop Barons Seafood Seasoning until evenly coated.

2. Blacken the Shrimp: Heat a large pan over medium-high heat.

Add the seasoned shrimp to the hot pan, spreading them out to ensure even cooking.

Cook for 2-3 minutes per side or until the shrimp are opaque and slightly blackened.

3. Make the Slaw: In a separate bowl, combine shredded cabbage, shredded carrots, chopped cilantro, mayonnaise, lime juice, salt, and pepper. Toss until well coated.

4. Warm the Tortillas: In the same pan used for the shrimp, warm the tortillas for about 20-30 seconds on each side or until they are pliable.

5. Assemble the Tacos: Place a spoonful of the slaw on each tortilla.

Top with the blackened shrimp.

6. Serve: Garnish with extra cilantro, lime wedges, or your favorite toppings.