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Chipotle Shrimp Tacos | Grandbaby Cakes

Easy Chipotle Shrimp Tacos with Ziploc!

Deliciously simple chipotle shrimp tacos made in a flash using Ziploc® brand bags with Easy Open Tabs!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword easy recipes, seafood recipes, weeknight dinner
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 107kcal
Author Jocelyn Delk Adams of Grandbaby-Cakes.com


For the Shrimp:

  • 1/2 7 ounce can chipotle peppers in adobe sauce
  • 1 pound medium shrimp deveined with tails and shells removed
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter

For Serving:

  • Corn tortillas
  • Pico de gallo
  • Salsa
  • Cilantro for garnish


  • Add chipotle peppers and sauce to a food processor or heavy duty blender and grind until smooth puree develops.
  • Add shrimp, ground peppers and minced garlic to 1-gallon Ziploc® brand bag with Easy Open Tabs and shake together. Marinate in refrigerator for 20 minutes.
  • Add olive oil to large pan over medium heat. Pour in marinated shrimp and sauce and season with salt to taste.
  • Whisk in lime juice and cook for 4-5 minutes until sauce has thickened and shrimp is cooked through.
  • Turn off heat and swirl butter into shrimp and prepare tacos to serve.


Calories: 107kcal | Protein: 9g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 120mg | Sodium: 518mg | Potassium: 55mg | Vitamin A: 240IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 70mg | Iron: 1.2mg