Mexican Shrimp Cocktail

Mexican Shrimp Cocktail Recipe

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Margo Roberts


It is interesting the creations you come up with when you have nothing to make to eat. This appetizer is so versatile as a starter or just as a salad. You can do so much to play with it too. I got this one day when a bunch of us girls that worked at Unitog in Bell Gardens, CA back in the late 80's. We all threw in what we had and came up with this delicious concoction. It is now a favorite.

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1 lb
shrimp, you choose your size
1 large
cucumber, peeled and diced
2 large
avocadoes, diced
2 medium
roma tomatoes, diced
1 bunch
green onions, sliced thin (or a purple onion for color and sweetness)
a few sprig(s)
fresh cilantro chopped
1 can(s)
green chilies diced, or jalapeno if you want more heat
lime squeezed over all
hot sauce (like cholula) to taste
sea salt
coarse ground black pepper

How to Make Mexican Shrimp Cocktail


  • 1Chop all ingredients except for the shrimp, then mix all together in a bowl, cover and chill.
  • 2Serve on a lettuce leaf as a salad, or in a bowl with tortilla chips, or eat on a flour tortilla. This recipe is soooooo versatile in it's uses.

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About Mexican Shrimp Cocktail

Course/Dish: Seafood Appetizers
Other Tag: Healthy