Crispy Shrimp Tacos, with Chipotle Crema

I love fish Tacos. This recipe is reminiscent of my favorite fish tacos from Oscar’s Seafood in San Diego


Shrimp Tacos

Crispy Shrimp tacos
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Servings 4


  • 12 shrimp Shrimp Uncooked works best
  • A bunch vegetable oil
  • 12 corn tortillas
  • shredded cheese


  • 1/2 cup corn starch
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup beer preferably mexican

Chipotle Crema

  • 2 tbsp mayonaisse
  • 4 tbsp sour cream
  • 2 tbsp lime
  • 1 tsp chipotle sauce


  • Mix the flour, corn starch, salt and baking powder in a bowl
  • Add the beer and whisk it in
  • Dry the shrimp, and then place it into the batter
  • Heat the oil in a pan
  • Test the oil temperature, with some batter, then add a batch of the shrimp, don't crowd the pan
  • Flip the shrimp, they should be golden brown on the bottom

Chipotle Crema

  • Mix the sour cream, mayonnaise, lime and salt in a small container


  • Melt some cheese on the tortillas
  • Chop up some white onions, cilantro and slice a lime
  • Cut the shrimp so a few pieces can fit into the shrimp
  • The order should be tortilla -> cheese -> crema -> shrimp -> onion -> cilantro
  • Enjoy


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