Mexican Shrimp Cocktail (Coctel de Camarones)

Mexican Shrimp Cocktail

Mexican Shrimp Cocktail


  • 1 1/2 pounds cooked shrimp
  • 1 cup avocado diced
  • 1/3 cup red onion very thinly sliced
  • 1 jalapeno seeds and ribs removed, then finely diced
  • 1/2 cup cilantro leaves chopped
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 3/4 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • For garnish: lime wedges


  • Place the shrimp, avocado, red onion, jalapeno and cilantro in a large bowl.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the lime juice, tomato sauce, ketchup, orange juice, salt and pepper.
  • Pour the sauce over the shrimp and toss to coat evenly. Serve, garnished with lime wedges if desired.

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