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Grilled Seafood Tacos

Grilled Seafood Tacos de Mariscos

A great plate of seafood.

  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4


  • 1 pound of shrimp
  • 1/2 pound of scallops
  • 2 tablespoons of oil or melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon ground Ancho chile, use chipotle if you like it spicy
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 8 tortillas
  • Pico de gallo with mango if you like
  • 1/4 cup crumbled queso fresco
  • cilantro


  1. Heat the salt slab according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Or the grill.
  2. Clean the shrimp by cutting the shell with a knife and removing the thread from the head to the shrimp’s tail and the whole shell.
    cleaning shrimp. Cleaning raw shrimp.
  3. Mix the butter or oil with the Ancho and cumin, and stir.
  4. Place the shrimp and scallops on the slab. Brush with spiced oil. Flip the shrimp after one minute or when it looks pink. For the scallops, cook 2 minutes per side for the medium size. If they are bigger, 3 minutes per side.
    Grilling the seafood.
  5. Heat the tortillas on the grill. Cut pieces of foil.
    Grilling the tortillas.
  6. Place the tortilla on the foil, place the shrimp and cooked scallops, and a tablespoon of pico de gallo with mango, queso fresco, and cilantro.
  7. Serve immediately or keep warm.
    Grilled Seafood Tacos.


This recipe was sponsored by HEB in 2017.

  • Author: Pilar Hernandez
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: Seafood
  • Method: Grill
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Keywords: grilled seafood tacos, grilled shrimp tacos, grilled scallops tacos