Skip To Content

    Live Your Best Life With These Beer-Battered Shrimp Tacos

    Don't skimp on the shrimp!

    Beer-Battered Fish Tacos

    Watch the recipe video here:

    Tasty / Via Facebook: 1614251518827491



    1 cup sour cream

    2 tablespoons lime juice

    1 tablespoon lime zest

    1 teaspoon salt


    1 cup red cabbage, julienned

    1 cup green cabbage, julienned

    1 jalapeño, minced

    Juice of 1 lime


    1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined

    Salt, to taste

    1 cup flour

    1 teaspoon garlic powder

    1 teaspoon smoked paprika

    ¼ teaspoon cayenne

    ½ teaspoon baking powder

    1 cup beer

    Oil, for frying

    Corn tortillas, to serve

    Guacamole, to serve

    Sliced radishes, to serve

    Cilantro, to serve


    1. In a small bowl, combine the sour cream, lime juice, lime zest, and salt and mix well.

    2. In another bowl, combine the red cabbage, green cabbage, jalapeño, and lime juice and mix. Add 2 tablespoons of the sour cream sauce mix until fully incorporated.

    3. Season the shrimp with a big pinch of salt.

    4. Combine flour, garlic powder, smoked paprika, cayenne and baking powder in a medium size bowl and mix well. Add beer and stir well.

    5. Add shrimp into the batter, making sure each is fully coated.

    6. Heat oil in a pot to 350˚F (180˚C). Fry the shrimp in batches for 4 - 5 minutes, or until golden brown. Transfer the shrimp to a paper towel-lined plate.

    7. Top a tortilla with guacamole, rainbow coleslaw, fried shrimp, a drizzle of sour cream sauce, sliced radishes, and cilantro.

    8. Enjoy

    Inspired by the recipe here