Spicy Shrimp Elote Tacos

Learn how to make spicy shrimp elote tacos from the Kenmore In-house Chef Kari Karch!

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  • 1 pounds shrimp, shelled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons sriracha sauce
  • 1 tablespoons honey
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoons lime juice
  • 4 ears of corn, parboiled
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoons ancho chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1/2 cup cojita cheese
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • salt & pepper
  • 1/2 cup jarred salsa verde
  • 1 pkg corn tortillas


When the grill is heated, place the corn on the grill and cook for 15 minutes. Then place shrimp, sriracha, honey, lime juice, and garlic in a bowl and coat shrimp well. Skewer shrimp and grill for 2 minutes per side.

Remove the corn and cut of kernels. Toss in a medium bowl with mayonnaise, chili powder, paprika, cojita cheese, lime juice & touch of salt and pepper.

Place tortillas on grill for 15 seconds to heat through. Plate tacos by putting 1/2 skewer of shrimp in the corn tortilla and top with 1 Tbsp. of elote mixture and 1 Tbsp. of salsa verde.

recipe by

Kari K.

Kari Karch

Kari Karch is a 19-year veteran of the culinary industry, creator of Kiss the Cook, and the head chef and spokesperson for the Kenmore brand. She has made many notable appearances on ABC Morning News, on WGN, on the Cooking Channel and as a judge for the World Food Championships.