Traditional Tacos Gobernador with HERDEZ® Guacamole Salsa

Tacos Gobernador, or cheesy shrimp tacos, is simply delicious. This easy recipe will leave you and your family craving for more!

Recipe courtesy of Maggie Unzueta, inmamamaggieskitchen.com


  • 1/2 pound

    uncooked shrimp, cleaned and deveined

  • 1/4 cup

    HERDEZ® Guacamole Salsa

  • 1 tablespoon


  • 1

    tomato, diced

  • 3/4 cup

    grated cheese

    *Use a cheese that will melt well, like Oaxaca, Chihuahua, or Monterey Jack.

  • 1 tab


  • Tortillas

  • Cilantro (for garnish)

  • Lime (optional)

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Serves 4



  1. Chop shrimp into 1-inch pieces.

  2. Add HERDEZ® Guacamole Salsa and mix well; marinate 30 minutes.

  3. In a large skillet, heat oil and add shrimp and tomato; stirring constantly.

  4. Cook until shrimp is no longer pink, about 5 minutes.

  5. Heat griddle and melt butter.

  6. Heat tortilla 1 minute and flip.

  7. Add cheese and shrimp mixture to half of tortilla and fold over, creating a taco.

  8. Using back of spatula, press down one minute.

  9. Flip and press down again another minute or until cheese fully melts; repeat with remaining tortillas.

  10. Garnish with cilantro, lime and HERDEZ® Guacamole Salsa. iProvecho!


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