Shrimp Campechana

Prep Time:
10 minutes
Cook Time:
1 to 2 minutes
8 - 10 appetizers

Cooking Connection


1lb.uncooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined,


1(15 - 16 oz.) cantomato sauce,

1cupchopped tomato (1 medium),

1/4cupchopped white onion,

1jalapeño, seeded and finely chopped,

1/4cupchopped cilantro,

1/4cupfresh lime juice, pepper sauce,

2avocados, seeded and peeled,

*lime wedges, for garnish,

*cilantro, for garnish,

*tortilla chips,


1Bring 3 quarts water to a boil in 4 quart saucepan. Add 1 teaspoon salt. Cook shrimp in boiling water until they form into the shape of the letter "C". Do not overcook. Remove from heat; drain and cool, then cut shrimp in half.

2Combine tomato sauce, tomato, onion, jalapeƱo, cilantro, lime juice and hot pepper sauce in a large glass bowl. Add cooled shrimp and refrigerate at least one hour.

3Chop avocados coarsely; stir into shrimp mixture and serve.

Nutritional Information

No Nutritional Information Available

Copyright 2001-2015, H-E-B