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BBQ Shrimp Tacos

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For the sauce:

  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 Tbs. ketchup
  • 3 Tbs. cider vinegar
  • 3 Tbs. Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 Tbs. brown sugar
  • 1 Tbs. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. salt


  • 2 Tbs. unsalted butter
  • 1/2 lb. small peeled and deveined shrimp (31/40 or 41/50 count)
  • Warm corn tortillas
  • Shredded Cabbage
  • Chopped red onion
  • Shredded cheese


Whisk the sauce ingredients together in a small saucepan over medium heat and bring to a simmer.

Meanwhile, melt the butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat and cook the shrimp for 2 minutes. Stir shrimp and ladle in enough sauce to coat them. Continue cooking and stirring for 2-3 more minutes and the shrimp are opaque. Remove from heat.

Assemble tacos and drizzle extra sauce over shrimp as desired.

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