Mexican-Style Shrimp Cocktail

Mexican-Style Shrimp Cocktail
  • 1 cup clam juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 1/4 cups peeled, seeded, diced ripe tomatoes
  • 1 cup diced English cucumber
  • 1/2 cup diced celery
  • 1/2 cup finely diced red onion
  • 2 tablespoons seeded and diced jalapeno peppers
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 2 tablespoons freshly chopped cilantro, plus more for garnish
  • Mexican-style hot sauce, to taste
  • 1 large Hass avocado, cubed


  1. Place clam juice and oregano in a saucepan; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Add shrimp and stir just until shrimp turn pink and are not quite cooked through, about 2 minutes. Transfer shrimp to a bowl with a slotted spoon. Reserve liquid. Let shrimp cool to room temperature.
  2. Place chopped tomatoes, cucumbers, celery, red onion, and jalapenos is a mixing bowl. Add ketchup, cooking liquid from the shrimp, lime juice, cilantro, and hot sauce. Gently mix until ingredients are well blended.
  3. Chop shrimp into bite-size pieces, leaving a few whole for garnishes. Stir chopped pieces into the vegetable mixture. Wrap mixing bowl with plastic wrap. Place reserved shrimp in a bowl; wrap with plastic wrap. Refrigerate shrimp cocktail and reserved shrimp until thoroughly chilled, 2 to 3 hours.
  4. If mixture seems a bit thick, add a little tomato juice or pickle juice. Stir in avocado cubes. Serve, if possible, in clear glass bowls. Top with reserved whole shrimp and some cilantro leaves.

04/15/2018
Mexican-Style Shrimp Cocktail, recipe PT15M PT1H 5 455 calories

Comment on this content
yam casserole
yam casserole
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).In a large bow..
507
pavlova deluxe
pavlova deluxe
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C). Grease inter..
600
Jill's Salsa
Jill's Salsa
In a food processor, finely chop the cilantro, garlic, and j..
5
578
Kielbasa Pasta Casserole
Kielbasa Pasta Casserole
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).Bring a large ..
47
yankee salad
yankee salad
In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook pasta until al ..
447
baked pancakes with sausages
baked pancakes with sausages
Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Grease a 10x1..
420
Delicious Pan-Fried Baka Bana
Delicious Pan-Fried Baka Bana
Combine flour, baking soda, and salt in a bowl. Add warm wat..
46
Sweet Bacon Crackers
Sweet Bacon Crackers
Preheat the oven to 250 degrees F (120 degrees C). Line two ..
495
Award-Winning White Chicken Chili
Award-Winning White Chicken Chili
Layer chicken, great Northern beans, and corn into a slow co..
174
Mexican Shrimp Cocktail
Mexican Shrimp Cocktail
Place the shrimp in a large bowl. Stir garlic, red onion, an..
911
Spicy Mexican Shrimp Cocktail
Spicy Mexican Shrimp Cocktail
Mix shrimp, red onion, habanero pepper, cilantro, jalapeno p..
265
Cool Mexican Shrimp Cocktail
Cool Mexican Shrimp Cocktail
Pour tomato-vegetable juice cocktail into a bowl. Gently sti..
201
Original Mexican Shrimp Cocktail
Original Mexican Shrimp Cocktail
Mix roma tomatoes, sweet onion, ketchup, tomato and clam jui..
41
Authentic Mexican Shrimp Cocktail (Coctel de Camarones estilo Mexicano)
Authentic Mexican Shrimp Cocktail (Coctel de Camarones estilo Mexicano)
Mix onion with lime juice in a small bowl and allow to stand..
998
Shrimp and Avocado Cocktail
Shrimp and Avocado Cocktail
In a medium bowl, combine the shrimp, avocado and cilantro. ..
68
Cocktail Sauce for Shrimp
Cocktail Sauce for Shrimp
In a small bowl, blend the chili sauce, horseradish, sugar, ..
258