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Wonton Shrimp Taco Cups

Easy wonton shrimp taco cups featuring creamy coconut coleslaw, avocado corn salsa, and spicy shrimp. A perfect appetizer!
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes


  • 1 package wonton wrappers most packages have about 50
  • 1 lb. large shrimp uncooked (you need a total of 24 shrimp)-see the note below about using already cooked shrimp.
  • juice from 2 limes
  • 2 tablespoon2 salt
  • 2 tablespoons hot sauce
  • 3 avocado's diced.
  • 1 cup frozen corn keep frozen until time to make the recipe
  • 1 14 oz can petite diced tomatoes
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro chopped
  • 1 package coleslaw mix
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons vinegar I prefer white for this recipe but apple cider works as well.
  • 2 teaspoons sugar


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Spray a cupcake tin with cooking spray. Press the wonton wrappers into the cupcake tin. Spray again with cooking spray.
  • Bake for about 7 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Meanwhile, mix together the juice from 1 lime, 1 tablespoon salt, & hot sauce. Toss shrimp in the mixture.
  • Place tossed shrimp on to a greased cookie sheet and bake in the oven with the wrappers for about 5 minutes or until translucent.
  • In large bowl mix coconut milk, mayo, vinegar, and sugar together. Add the coleslaw mix and stir. Place in fridge until used.
  • In large microwave-safe bowl put in the can of tomatoes and frozen corn. Microwave for 1 minute. Add onion, avocado, juice from 1 lime, 1 tablespoon salt, and cilantro. Stir.
  • To build the cups put about a tablespoon of coleslaw inside the wonton "cup", top with 2 tablespoons of salsa, and press a shrimp into the center of the salsa.
  • Eat immediately or place in the refrigerator until eaten.


When using cooked shrimp, simply toss with the ingredients and set aside.
These are best when eaten closely after being put together. Make the shrimp, coleslaw, salsa, and wrapper in advance and put the cups together just before they are needed.