Tequila Grilled Shrimp Tacos

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Tequila Grilled Shrimp Tacos

Tasty shrimp, crunchy veggies, spicy jalapeño and of course as much zesty Tequila mustard as you can handle. You might need a siesta after this fiesta.

Active Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Servings: 12 tacos


Ingredients for Mustard Sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon Plochman’s Tequila Mustard
  • 3 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeds removed
Ingredients for Shrimp Filling 
  • 1 pound medium raw shrimp, tails removed, rinsed
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • cilantro sprigs
  • lime juice
  • Small corn or flour tortillas, warmed
  • Slaw: shredded purple cabbage, jicama, carrots and cucumber


  1. Combine lime juice, Tequila mustard, mayonnaise, garlic, and habanero in a food processor. Process until smooth. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  2. Toss together cabbage, jicama, carrots, and cucumber in a medium bowl. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  3. Season shrimp with salt, pepper, and chili powder. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a sauté pan. Cook shrimp until cooked through; approximately 5 minutes.  Remove from heat and set aside.
  4. Heat tortillas. Place 4–6 shrimp on a tortilla, top with habanero mustard sauce, slaw, a few cilantro sprigs, and a squeeze of lime juice. Repeat with remaining ingredients.  Serve.