Mexican Shrimp Cocktail

Cóctel de Camarones

Preparation info
  • 4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Muy Bueno: Three Generations of Authentic Mexican Flavor

By Yvette Marquez-Sharpnack

Published 2013

  • About

My mother used to make this spicy shrimp cocktail for Christmas Eve or New Years Eve parties. She also used to sell her Mexican shrimp cocktail at our family grocery store. She would make it daily and sold it in clear plastic cups with a side of saltine crackers. A bottle of Tabasco sat on the counter for customers to spice up their own cup. It was a barrio (neighborhood) favorite. The spicy cocktail sauce made with freshly c