How To Make Shrimp Tacos Like Drew Barrymore

In an effort to raise money for No Kid Hungry, Drew Barrymore hosted a virtual taco night evening where she showed viewers how to make shrimp tacos 3 ways.

In the Instagram video, the Santa Clarita Diet actress expressed her love for the Mexican dish, explaining that she typically has tacos for breakfast.

In her recipe, Barrymore offering three different options for topping them: classic, spicy and loaded. Throw in a bottle of Barrymore rosé and let Drew show you how to drink wine like a pro!

Shrimp Tacos 3 Ways


  • 1 Tbsp. oil
  • 1 lb. medium shrimp, peeled, deveined and tails removed
  • 1 pkg. taco seasoning mix (such as McCormick)
  • ¾ cup water
  • 12 corn tortillas


  1. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. 2. Add shrimp and cook on each side for 1 ½ minute.
  2. Stir in seasoning mix and water.
  3. Bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer 3-5 minutes stirring occasionally or until shrimp are fully cooked. Spoon into warm taco shells. Serve with desired toppings below.


  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • ¾ cup pico de gallo
  • ¾ cup diced avocado
  • 1 lime, cut into 6 wedges


  • ¾ cup salsa verde
  • ½ cup pickled onions
  • ¼ cup sliced jalapenos
  • 1 lime, cut into 6 wedges


  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • ¾ cup shredded cheddar
  • ¾ cup salsa
  • ¾ cup guacamole
  • ¾ cup sour cream
  • ¼ cup diced red onion
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped cilantro
  • 1 lime, cut into 6 wedges
  • Hot sauce, to taste