Shrimp Veracruz

Sharon Whitley


This is a great appetizer. The shrimp can be served on a frilly toothpick or arranged on lettuce leaf base on platter. This is a best made ahead and refrigerated overnight. Picture is just cooked shrimp, and not finished recipe.


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15 Min
5 Min
Stove Top


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  • 1 1/2 lb
    raw medium shrimp, shelled and deveined
  • 1/2 c
    picante sauce
  • 1/3 c
    small pimento stuffed olives, drained
  • 2 Tbsp
    vegatable oil
  • 1 Tbsp
    capers, drained

How to Make Shrimp Veracruz


  1. Place shrimp in boiling water; simmer 2-3 minutes. Drain. Combine shrimp with all the other ingredients and toss. Place shrimp in sealed container and refrigerate at least 4 hours or up to 24 hours, turning occasionally.

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About Shrimp Veracruz

Course/Dish: Seafood Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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