Mexican Shrimp Cocktail

 What Is Mexican Shrimp Cocktail?

Also called coctel de camarones, Mexican shrimp cocktail starts with a tangy, spicy tomato sauce that's loaded with juicy shrimp and fresh veggies!

What You'll Need

You'll only need a few simple ingredients to make this easy recipe, so let's round them up and get started!

Season the Shrimp

In a large bowl, drizzle olive oil and sprinkle the seasonings over your shrimp. Toss the shrimp to coat everything evenly.

Cook the Shrimp

In a large skillet, cook your shrimp over high heat for a few minutes per side. Chop most of the shrimp into smaller pieces, but save a few for the garnish.

Make the Cocktail Sauce

Grab another large bowl and whisk in tomato juice, ketchup, lime juice, prepared horseradish, hot sauce, and salt.

Assemble the Cocktail

Dice the fresh veggies and add them to the cocktail sauce, along with the chopped shrimp. Stir gently to combine!

Serve and Enjoy!

Cover the bowl, refrigerate it for 4 hours to allow the flavors to mingle together, and then enjoy with tortilla chips!

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