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Shrimp Campechana

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Quick and easy


Prep Time:

10 minutes

Cook Time:

1 to 2 minutes


8 - 10 appetizers


1  lb.  uncooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined

1  tsp.  salt

1  (15 - 16 oz.) can  tomato sauce

1  cup  chopped tomato (1 medium)

1/4  cup  chopped white onion

1  jalapeño, seeded and finely chopped

1/4  cup  chopped cilantro

1/4  cup  fresh lime juice

1  tsp.  hot pepper sauce

2  avocados, seeded and peeled

*  lime wedges, for garnish

*  cilantro, for garnish

*  tortilla chips


Bring 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.

Combine 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.

Chop avocados coarsely; stir into shrimp mixture and serve.
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