Mexican Shrimp Tacon Burrito

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Recipe: #37960

December 26, 2021

Categories: Sandwiches

"You use the largest flour tortillas for this"

Original is 1 serving


  • Serving Size: 1 (4275.2 g)
  • Calories 12599.2
  • Total Fat - 102.9 g
  • Saturated Fat - 19.9 g
  • Cholesterol - 166.2 mg
  • Sodium - 1494.3 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 2626.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 391.2 g
  • Sugars - 35.6 g
  • Protein - 503.6 g
  • Calcium - 1603.7 mg
  • Iron - 131.5 mg
  • Vitamin C - 63.6 mg
  • Thiamin - 18.3 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Cook the shrimp in a bunch like a handful

Step 2

When pink

Step 3

Put the american cheese on top of the bunch to melt together

Step 4


Step 5

Heat the biggest flour tortilla

Step 6

Put the 2 slices cheese down the center of tortilla and let melt

Step 7

Take off heat

Step 8

When shrimp are cooked

Step 9

Place the shrimp on top of jack cheese

Step 10

Put the tomatoes down on top

Step 11

Then lettuce

Step 12

Squirt a line of ketchup on top of lettuce

Step 13

Then a line of mayonnaise

Step 14

Fold over burrito shaped

Step 15

And finish grilling


No special items needed.

Editorial Notes

The ingredient tips, suggestions, variations, facts, questions and answers below are not edits to the original author's recipe. They are not meant to imply any change would improve the recipe. They're offered for convenience, alternative ideas, and points of interest. If you have any comments about them, please post in the Help & Ideas forum.

  • When selecting shrimp, look for fresh, firm, and odorless shrimp.
  • If possible, choose organic tomatoes for the most flavor.

  • Substitute the raw shrimp for cooked shrimp. This substitution will reduce the cooking time, allowing the burrito to be prepared faster.
  • Substitute the mayonnaise and ketchup for a chipotle mayo. This substitution will add a spicy kick to the burrito and will also help to bind the ingredients together for a more cohesive flavor.

Vegetarian Burrito Replace the shrimp with 1/4 cup black beans, cooked and mashed. Add 1/4 cup of cooked corn and 1/4 cup diced bell peppers to the burrito. Heat the vegetables before adding them to the burrito.

Mexican Street Corn: This dish is a great accompaniment to the Mexican Shrimp Tacon Burrito. It is a classic Mexican side dish that is made with grilled corn, mayonnaise, cotija cheese, chili powder, and lime juice. The combination of flavors and textures is perfect for a flavorful and balanced meal.

Chile-Lime Roasted Potatoes: These roasted potatoes are the perfect side to the Mexican Shrimp Tacon Burrito. They are made with potatoes, olive oil, chili powder, lime juice, and garlic, and are roasted to perfection. The combination of flavors is the perfect complement to the Mexican flavors in the burrito. The potatoes are a great way to add a crunchy texture to the meal.


Q: What type of cheese should I use?

A: You should use monterey jack cheese and american cheese for this recipe.

Q: How long should I cook this dish?

A: You should cook this dish for approximately 30 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.

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Fun Fact 1: The popular Mexican dish, the burrito, was invented in the Mexican city of Ciudad Juarez in the early 1900s. It is said to have been created by Juan Mendez, a street vendor who sold tacos filled with leftover meats.

Fun Fact 2: The burrito has become a favorite dish of many celebrities, including actress Eva Longoria and singer Selena Gomez, who have both been spotted enjoying Mexican burritos.