Sweet and Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Mango Salsa

Taco Ingredients

  • 1 ½ pounds uncooked shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 cup Coca-Cola
  • 1/3 cup chili sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
  • 6 lightly grilled flour tortillas

Mango Salsa Ingredients

  • 2 mangoes, pitted and chopped
  • 1 cucumber, peeled, seeded, and chopped
  • 1 red or yellow bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon Coca-Cola
  • Salt and black pepper


  1. Place shrimp in a medium bowl and sprinkle with salt and sugar. Stir to coat and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  1. Meanwhile, heat Coca-Cola, chili sauce, brown sugar, lime juice, and hot pepper sauce in small skillet over medium heat until sauce begins to simmer and thicken. Remove from heat; stir in cilantro and set aside.
  1. Cook shrimp in large skillet over medium-high heat for 3 minutes or until shrimp are pink and opaque.
  1. Drizzle sauce over cooked shrimp and serve in flour tortillas topped with Mango Salsa.
  1. For Mango Salsa, combine all ingredients in a medium bowl and stir until well combined. Cover and refrigerate 1 to 4 hours before serving.
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