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Mexican Shrimp Cocktail Recipe

If you’re not a fan of the everyday shrimp cocktail recipe, then give this one a try. This article has a recipe that adds a little Mexican pizazz to a dish that some may find boring. It proved to change our author’s mind, maybe it can make a believer out of you too! Make sure to check out the included video and don’t forget to keep checking back for more recipes with a twist.

 

Mexican Shrimp Cocktail Recipe

 

Mexican Shrimp Cocktail Recipe

 

 

I’ll be totally honest with ya’ll, I’ve never been a shrimp cocktail fan. it just didn’t ever sound appealing. Cold shrimp and jarred sauce that cost an arm and a leg at a restaurant? No thanks, I’ll pass. Then I came across this recipe online and saw that this lady added a bit of zing to a usually boring dish and I thought “Why not?”. So I gave it a try and WOW, I honestly didn’t think I’d like it as much as I did! So to all the skeptics reading this, come on over to the light, it is delicious! Also, I haven’t tried it yet, but the girl suggests trying it with tortilla chips!

 

 

Prep Time:15 Min
Ready to Serve: 3 Hrs 15 Min

 

What you’ll need:

2lbs cooked shrimp (peeled and de-veined)
1 Tbsp of garlic (crushed)
1/2 cup red onion (finely chopped)
1/4 cup of cilantro, fresh (chopped)
1 1/2 cups of tomato and clam juice cocktail
1/4 cup of ketchup
1/4 cup of lime juice
Hot pepper sauce (to taste)
1/4 cup of prepared horseradish
Salt to taste
1 peeled, pitted and chopped avacado

Here is what you do:

Take your shrimp and put it in a large bowl. Stir the cilantro, red onion and garlic in. Then mix on in the tomato and clam juice cocktail, lime juice, horseradish, ketchup, and hot pepper sauce. Season with your salt. Then gently stir in that avocado. Next cover your mixture and refrigerate it for 2-3 hours. You can serve it in one large bowl or you can ladle it into individual bowls. Enjoy!

Resources:

All Recipes.com-Mexican Shrimp Cocktail

Yummly.com-Mexican Shrimp Cocktail Sauce Recipes

Food.com-Traditional Mexican Shrimp Cocktail

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