Asian Shrimp Tacos Recipe

Serves/Makes: 8-10 mini tacos


  • For Sushi Rice:
  • 1 cup sushi rice
  • 1 1/4 cup water
  • For Sriracha Mayonnaise:
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon Sriracha
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • For Herb Salad:
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves
  • 2 small carrots, grated
  • Celery leaves
  • For Ginger Garlic Shrimp:
  • 8-10 shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1-inch piece fresh ginger, thinly sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • To Assembly Tacos:
  • 3 soft tortillas (I use Mission Soft Tortillas)
  • Sriracha Mayonnaise
  • Sushi Rice
  • Herb Salad
  • Ginger Garlic Shrimp
How to cook Asian Shrimp Tacos:
  • For Sushi Rice:
  • Rinse the rice in running water until water runs clear.
  • Place rice and 1 1/4 cup of water in a small pot over high heat.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and cover.
  • Cook until rice is tender.
  • For Sriracha Mayonnaise:
  • Whisk together mayonnaise, honey, Sriracha, and soy.
  • Fold into warm sushi rice.
  • Reserve.
  • For Herb Salad:
  • Toss cilantro and celery leaves with grated carrot and season with salt and a drizzle of oil (sesame oil would work well here.)
  • For Ginger Garlic Shrimp:
  • Heat a saucepan with 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil and cook the ginger and garlic for 2 minutes.
  • Add shrimp and cook until pink, making sure to not overcook.
  • To Assembly Tacos:
  • Using a small circle cutter, cut mini-rounds from the soft tortillas and warm them up in an oven or cast iron pan.
  • Place herb salad on a bottom, top with spicy sweet sushi rice, and ginger garlic shrimp.
  • Decorate with fresh cilantro and serve the Asian Shrimp Tacos with lime wedges and extra Sriracha mayonnaise.
  • Bon appetit!
Asian Shrimp Tacos recipe
Asian Shrimp Tacos recipe
Asian Shrimp Tacos recipe


Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 10 mins
Total time: 25 mins

These Asian Shrimp Tacos recipe very simple to cook and very tasty too!

Although there seem to be many steps to these tacos, they're incredibly simple steps and easy to source ingredients you might have in your kitchen already!

This recipe for Asian Shrimp Tacos serves/makes: 8-10 mini tacos

The Asian Shrimp Tacos recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Shrimp (more Shrimp recipes)
Preparation Method: Sandwich (more Sandwich recipes)

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