Mexican Shrimp Cocktail Recipe

Mexican Shrimp Cocktail Recipe | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

Image credits: Simply Mamá Cooks via YouTube


Are you looking for a light dinner recipe? I recommend this refreshing shrimp cocktail from Simply Mamá Cooks! This recipe comes together so quickly and easily and has a bonus cucumber drink recipe that is so cooling. Serve it with some tostadas or chips and enjoy a good time with the family.


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I love how easy this recipe is and its simple ingredients. It’s light and refreshing and a worthy addition to your weekly meal plan. Learn how to make it by watching the video below.


  • 1 lb uncooked shrimp
  • 1/2 tsp seasoned salt
  • 1/2 tsp granulated onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp granulated garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp lemon pepper seasoning
  • 2 diced Roma tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • 1 diced jalapeno
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 large avocado

Cocktail Sauce:

  • the juice of a fresh lime
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup Clamato juice
  • 1/4 to 1/3 cup ketchup
  • 1 tbsp Louisiana hot sauce
  • 1 tbsp Maggi seasoning sauce
  • 1 tbsp Tajin chili lime seasoning
  • salt, to taste

Cucumber Drink:

  • 1 medium cucumber, chopped
  • 1 medium to large lime, skin removed
  • 1 quart of water
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup sugar
  • a pinch of salt


Step 1

Season the shrimp with 1/2 tsp seasoned salt, 1/2 tsp granulated onion powder, 1/2 tsp granulated garlic powder, and 1/2 tsp lemon pepper seasoning. Mix and coat the shrimp with the seasonings, then transfer them to a preheated pan. Saute until cooked, then set aside. Now, make the cocktail sauce. Combine 1/2 cup of Clamato, 1/3 cup of ketchup, 1 tbsp Louisiana hot sauce, 1 tbsp Maggi seasoning sauce, 1 tbsp Tajin chili lime seasoning, the juice of a fresh lime, and salt to taste in a medium bowl. Mix everything well, then stir in 2 diced Roma tomatoes, 1/4 cup diced red onion, 1 diced jalapeno, and 1/2 cup chopped cilantro.

Cooking the shrimp for the Mexican shrimp cocktail
Image credits: Simply Mamá Cooks via YouTube

Step 2

Add the cooked shrimp together with the rendered broth, and mix everything well. Lastly, stir in the fresh diced avocado. To make the cucumber drink, add the chopped cucumber, the lime without skin, 1 quart of water, 1/3 cup of sugar, and a pinch of salt in a blender cup. Place the lid on and blend them well. Pour it over ice and serve together with the shrimp cocktail. Enjoy!

Tossing the Mexican shrimp cocktail recipe
Image credits: Simply Mamá Cooks via YouTube

Mexican Shrimp Cocktail Recipe

Mexican Shrimp Cocktail Recipe

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