Shrimp Campechana

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Mexican-Style Shrimp Cocktail

Preparation time: 1 hour
Cooking time: 2 min

Serves: 10


2 lbs shrimp
5 ripe tomatoes, seeded and chopped
4 red peppers, seeded and chopped
2 white onions, diced
2 red onions, diced
8 cloves garlic, minced
½ C cilantro, chopped
3 chipotle chiles, chopped
2 avocados, cubed
1 C white wine vinegar
Juice of 2 large limes
2 Tbsp salt
2 Tbsp sugar
2 Tbsp coarsely grounded black pepper
Tortilla chips

Garnish: fresh jalapenos, seeded and chopped


Boil shrimp, with shell on, in salted water for 2 minutes; drain and cool. Remove shells and devein under running water until clean.

Combine tomatoes, red peppers, onions, chipotles, garlic, vinegar, sugar, salt, pepper and simmer in a saucepan for 45 minutes. Cool. Puree ¾ of the salsa in processor, and then mix in remaining salsa. Add shrimp, cilantro, lime juice and avocados. Refrigerate for at least an hour.

Spoon into a martini or margarita glass with a lime wedge on the edge. Serve with tortilla chips and chopped jalapenos.

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