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Mexican Shrimp Cocktail Recipe

  • 1 cup of water

  • 1/3 cup of lemon juice

  • one crushed garlic clove

  • 1-teaspoon salt

  • 1 dash pepper

  • 2 dozen shrimp

  • 1 chopped avocado

  • 2 jalapeno chilies finely chopped

  • cup finely chopped tomatoes

  • 2 tablespoon chopped onions

  • 2 tablespoon chopped carrots

  • 2 tablespoon chopped cilantro

  • 2 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 finely cut lettuce

  • 1 lemon.

The Mexican shrimp cocktail recipe is very popular among the people in the Mexican coast. This recipe is little time consuming but worth the try.

The ingredients needed for this recipe are listed above.

To prepare the cocktail boil the water in a vessel for 2-3 minutes then add the lemon juice, crushed garlic clove, salt and pepper. Stir the contents, reduce the heat, and let the contents to boil keeping the vessel unclosed. Now add the shrimp, cover the vessel for 2-3 minutes, and let the contents to boil and take care not to overcook the cocktail.

Now remove the shrimp from the vessel and place the shrimp in a separate bowl. Now add the remaining ingredients to the cocktail except the lettuce and lemon. Take the cocktail in a separate bowl and store it in a refrigerator for 1 hour. Just before serving, add the shrimp in the cocktail. Arrange the lettuce in the bowl, add the cocktail, and serve it.


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