Cóctel de Camarones (Mexican Shrimp Cocktail)


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This delicious Cóctel de Camarones is the Mexican version of shrimp cocktail with a delicious tomato-based sauce, cucumbers, onions, lime juice, cilantro, and fresh shrimp.
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Cóctel de Camarones (Mexican Shrimp Cocktail)
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What you need:

  • 1.5 lbs cooked shrimp, shelled and deveined, coarsely chopped
  • 1/3 cup lime juice
  • 1/2 cup clamato juice (or V-8)
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup white onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup English cucumber, diced
  • 1/2 cup tomatoes, diced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno, diced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Salt and pepper
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Step 1 Stir together the lime juice, clamato, and ketchup. Season with salt and pepper.
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Step 2 Add the shrimp, onion, cucumbers, tomatoes, cilantro, jalapeno, and garlic. Place in the fridge and let sit for at least 30 minutes for the flavors to deepen and combine.
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Step 3 Serve with hot sauce to taste, fresh limes, and chopped fresh cilantro. You can also add avocado for some creainess. Coctel de camarones is normally served with tostadas or saltine crackers.
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We hope you enjoy this delicious Cóctel de Camarones (Mexican Shrimp Cocktail) recipe.
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