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Coctel de camarones

Recipe Information

Servings 4
Preparation Time 20 Minutes
Cook Time 5 Minutes
Total Time 25 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Main Ingredient Shrimp
Category Seafood
Meal Lunch; Dinner
Type Appetizer; Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Diet Low Calorie; Low Fat; Low Carb; Heart Healthy; High Protein; Gluten Free


  • 1 pound (about 1 1/2 cups) cooked small shrimp (70-90 per pound), tails removed

  • 1 1/2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved

  • 1 1/2 cups English cucumber, diced

  • 1/3 cup red onion, finely chopped

  • 1 ripe avocado, diced

  • 1 1/2 cups spicy or regular tomato-based vegetable juice (such as V8™)

  • 2 tablespoons lime juice 

  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt 

  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped

  • Lime wedges for serving



  • Combine the shrimp, tomatoes, cucumber, onion, avocado, vegetable juice, lime juice, black pepper, salt, and cilantro in a large bowl. Serve at room temperature or chilled, with the lime wedges.


Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 260 cal

  • Total fat: 10g

  • Saturated fat: 1g

  • Cholesterol: 230mg

  • Sodium: 658mg

  • Potassium: 1,025mg

  • Carbohydrate: 14g

  • Fiber: <1g

  • Protein: 31g