Spicy Mexican Shrimp & Avocado Cocktail

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May. 03, 2010

Heres a shrimp cocktail with a spicy Mexican twist, just in time for your Cinco de Mayo party. Fresh ingredientsavocados, onion, jalapenosmake this dish a fiesta for the senses.


Shrimp 1 Pound ((((Boiled and chilled in refrigerator))))
Corona beer 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Clam juice 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Ketchup 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Lime juice 3 Tablespoon
Cilantro 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs) , finely chopped
Red onion/White onion 2 Tablespoon , finely chopped
Jalapeno 3 Tablespoon , finely chopped
Avocado 2 , diced



1. Cook shrimp in a medium pot of boiling salted water for one minute. Drain shrimp, then cool and chill.


2. In a mixing bowl, stir together Corona Extra beer, clam juice, ketchup, lime juice, cilantro, onion, and jalapeño in a medium bowl. Stir in chilled shrimp, then gently stir in avocado.

3. Fill 4 cocktail glasses.


4. You could serve this in a martini glass to make it look extra sexy as an appetizer.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 5 Minutes
Ready In: 5 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 332Calories from Fat 148

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.7%

Saturated Fat 2 g10%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 525 mg21.88%

Total Carbohydrates 18 g6%

Dietary Fiber 7 g28%

Sugars 6 g

Protein 26 g52%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet