Cocktel de Camaron

During a summer in Veracruz, Mexico I learned how to make this street-fare staple. Sounds rather strange but it tastes wonderful and goes great with Corona(R)!

Cocktel de Camaron

Category: Seafood

TIMING & SERVINGS:

Prep Time: 15 Min
Cook Time: N/A
Ready In: 45 Min

This recipe yields: 4 servings

INGREDIENTS:
  • 8 ounces cooked shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 avocado - peeled, pitted and diced
  • 1/2 bunch fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1/4 cup orange-flavored carbonated beverage
  • 3/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 (4 ounce) packet saltine crackers
DIRECTIONS:
  1. Chop the shrimp into smaller pieces and transfer to a bowl. Stir in the avocado and cilantro. In a separate bowl, stir together the orange soda and ketchup until the foaming stops. Pour over the shrimp mixture and toss to coat. It should be soupy. Refrigerate for about 30 minutes to blend the flavors before serving with saltine crackers.