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Mexican Shrimp Cocktail

Learn how to make a perfect shrimp cocktail at home, including your own homemade cocktail sauce and how to cook the shrimp so that they’re tender, juicy and delicious.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 6


  • 1 lb Shrimp, (medium) peeled and deveined
  • 1 Jalapeno, seeds & membranes removed, diced
  • 2 cups ¡Yo Quiero!™️ Medium Salsa
  • 2 cup Bottled Chili Sauce
  • 2 tbsp Prepared White Horseradish
  • 1 tbsp Canned Chipotle Chilies, chopped
  • 2 cups ¡Yo Quiero!™️ Chunky Avocado


  • Bring a medium size pot of water to boil (can add any aromatics as desired: onion, garlic, cilantro, lemon juice, etc). Add the shrimp and cook for 2-3 minutes until the shrimp is pink in color. Remove the shrimp from the water and place in an ice bath or rinse with cold water.
  • Mix first 3 ingredients in medium bowl. Mix in 1 tablespoon chilies. Taste, adding more chilies if a spicier flavor is desired.
  • Layer the avocado and cocktail salsa into a stemless wine glass or small cup. Top with 2 to 4 shrimp and enjoy!