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Shrimp and Pineapple Tacos

Posted on 08/01/2014

Looking for a great meal to cook on vacation? Then look now further! Our shrimp and pineapple tacos are easy, tropical, healthy and delicious! Serve with black beans and rice, chips and salsa, or whatever you’re in the mood for. Serve with your favorite cocktail, or learn how to make our skinny girl margarita. Enjoy!

Shrimp and Pineapple Tacos


  • 1 package of Corn Tortillas
  • 1 lb of shrimp, peeled and deveined with no tail.
  • ½ lb (8 oz) of  pineapple chunked into 1 inch pieces (fresh is preferred)
  • 2 Tablespoons of Olive Oil
  • 5  limes
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of black pepper
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper (more if you like it spicy, or none if you don’t like spicy at all!)
  • 1 tsp of white sugar
  • 1 tsp of ground ginger
  • Sprigs of Fresh Mint
  • 1 Whole Avocado
  • 4 Scallions
  • Romaine Lettuce


  1. Juice 3 limes. Cut the other 2 for garnish.
  2. Mix the juice of 3 limes together with olive oil, salt, black pepper, cayenne peoper, sugar and ginger
  3. Toss the shrimp in the mixture until covered. Set aside.
  4. Slice Avocado into approx one inch cubes/bite size pieces
  5. Chop Scallions
  6. Grill the tortillas for 45 seconds on each side.
  7. Add Avocado, 1 leaf of lettuce, scallions and a few leaves of mint to the tortilla. Set aside until shrimp and pineapple are done.
  8. Grill Pineapple for 1 ½ -2 mins per side
  9. Grill Shrimp for 2-3 mins per side (its often easiest to put them on a skewer for grilling purposes and then take them off for the tacos). What the shrimp as they char easily.
  10. Add Shrimp and Pineapple to the tortillas
  11. Garnish with Lime Wedges and Mint Leaves

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