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One white bowl with Shrimp Aguachile Verde. A gray napkin on the top left corner

Shrimp Aguachile

  • Author: Ana Frias
  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: appetizer or lunch
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Description

This is the BEST recipe for Shrimp Aguachile!! – so fresh & healthy. Learn to make this easy dish at home in less than 30 minutes!


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Ingredients

  • 1 lb good quality raw shrimp. (It’s okay to use previously frozen shrimp)
  • 1 jalapeño pepper or 2 serrano chilies if you like it more spicy, stemmed and cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 6 tablespoons fresh juice from 4 limes
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1 cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 1 sliced avocado
  • Tostadas or corn tortilla chips for serving

Instructions

  1. Split shrimp in half lengthwise and discard any veins. Transfer to a plate cover with plastic, and refrigerate while we prepare the rest of the ingredients.
  2. In a blender, add the chiles, cilantro, water & lime juice. Blend it thoroughly.
  3. In a mixing bowl, toss shrimp with chili-lime marinade, onion, and cucumber. Season with salt and pepper to taste then place in refrigerator for 10 to 20 minutes.
  4. Serve right away topped with avocado and tostadas, tortilla chips or saltines on the side.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 4 oz of shrimp
  • Calories: 160
  • Sugar: 3 g
  • Sodium: 916 mg
  • Fat: 6 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 12 g
  • Fiber: 5 g
  • Protein: 19 g
  • Cholesterol: 155 mg

Keywords: receta de aguachirle, sinaloa, como hacer, camarones, seafood, verde, green aguachile

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