Original Mexican Shrimp Cocktail

Original Mexican Shrimp Cocktail


"Surprise your guests with this delicioso appetizer! This Mexican shrimp cocktail begins any taco, enchilada, burrito, or tostada night with a bang! Don't expect to have anything left over but an empty dish. Try it without the shrimp for those who don't like seafood. Serve with saltine crackers or tortilla chips as an alternative! Enjoy!"
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1 h 30 m servings 333 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 333 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 16 g
  • 25%
  • Carbs:
  • 28.7g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 22.8 g
  • 46%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 173 mg
  • 58%
  • Sodium:
  • 935 mg
  • 37%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Mix roma tomatoes, sweet onion, ketchup, tomato and clam juice cocktail, salsa, cilantro, salsa verde, lime juice, hot pepper sauce, and garlic in a glass salad bowl; cover and refrigerate until cold, about 1 hour. Cut tails from shrimp, if present, and gently fold into tomato mixture; stir avocado into shrimp cocktail.


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I have made something like this with the exception of one ingredient. My recipe calls for Chili Sauce (looks like ketchup) instead of salsa. Actually I made it for my family after a friend broug...

This is a great recipe. I have made a similar one before but could not find the recipe. The only change is that I made mine without ketchup but used chili sauce. This is great with either salt...

This is almost like I make mine minus the garlic and salsa verde. Gotta have Tapatio and ketchup, too. I also add cucumber and imitation crab meat to mine. Must eat with saltines.

Just like on the beach in Mexico, I made it exactly as the recipe states and it is perfect!

Absolutely delicious! Rave reviews by my guests! I didn't have the Roma tomatoes so I used a can of petite diced tomatoes. I also used only 1/2 tsp of Tabasco sauce instead of the 2 tsps of ho...

I followed the recipe, and it was a big hit at our family dinner.

Always been a big fan of this one. Tweek the recipe to your liking. There are no rules with this stuff

Wonderful dish! Sauce is perfect! I added a ;little fresh corn cut off the cob. Important to not put the avocado in unit just before you serve it so it doesn't make the sauce too creamy. M...

I made exactly and it is wonderful. Better than the restaurants.

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