The 15 BEST Mexican Shrimp Recipes

We love Mexican food, with all its bright and bold flavors. That’s why we’ve compiled this list of the best Mexican Shrimp Recipes from GypsyPlate and on the Internet.

There’s such a variety of dishes here, it’s just a matter of what you fancy. From tacos to soups, and so much more, you’ll love these recipes.

Cook as you please and give your seafood evening a Latin touch!

Tacos Gobernador, aka Tacos du Gouverneur!! Have you ever taken a bite out of these delicious shrimp tacos? They are irresistibly delicious and messy to begin with.

They’re kind of a cross between a taco and a quesadilla, with crispy, inviting bites with a ton of melty cheese.

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Step up your appetizer game with these Surf and Turf Nachos. They’re sure to be a big hit at game day parties and get-togethers!

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How about some Taco Time? Chili-Lime Shrimp Tacos with Mango Salsa…Sweet and salty, these tacos are so tasty you’ll want to go back for seconds, if not thirds!

And they’re so fast, they just might become a staple of the week. Every time you see a mango, think of these colorful tacos!

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Caldo de Camaron is a lightly spiced Mexican shrimp soup with a tomato base, a variety of vegetables, and lots of flavor.

This is one of our favorite Mexican shrimp recipes!

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Ceviche is a famous Mexican appetizer of raw fish marinated in lime juice with onions, tomatoes and lots of cilantro. This recipe replaces the fish with shrimp and the result is stunning!

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Maybe the Mexican cousin of Shrimp fra Diavolo, this Camarones a la Diabla, or devilish shrimp, will make you spit fire.

The prawns are simmered in a tomato sauce made with two types of peppers.

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Fajitas are one of the most popular Mexican dishes, and these shrimp fajitas definitely won’t disappoint!

These are virtually effortless and they taste amazing!

Get the recipe @ natashaskitchen

Make it a great taco night with this easy and delicious recipe. The tacos are filled with spicy grilled shrimp and an amazing avocado salsa. So good!

Get the recipe @thegirlwhoateeverything

These Margarita Grilled Shrimp Skewers have great Mexican-inspired flavors and are ready in no time. They’re perfect for when that shrimp taco craving strikes!

Get the recipe @afarmgirlsdabbles

This Mexican Shrimp and Rice is a fantastic one pot meal. It has great Mexican-inspired flavors and pairs especially well with avocado and sour cream.

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Upgrade your everyday guacamole with this prawn guacamole! This super easy and super quick recipe is packed with extra flavors that make this guacamole extraordinary.

Simply mix all the ingredients together and you’re ready to enjoy it with your favorite fries, veggie sticks or anything else.

Get the recipe @ cafedelites

This elegant Mexican shrimp cocktail will become the center of attraction at your next party!

This phenomenal dish is bursting with flavors of crisp fresh vegetables and a creamy, bright sauce. It’s like a big party of flavors in a glass.

So if you want to impress your family and friends, whip up this Mexican Shrimp Cocktail, you surely won’t be disappointed.

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Another cute and convenient way to eat and store your food comes with these Mexican Corn Husk and Shrimp Packets. The foil pouches act as a bowl or container, and they’re filled with great Tex-Mex ingredients and flavors.

Get the recipe @ cafedelites

These shrimp taco bites are pretty and taste absolutely divine! This quick and easy recipe is like a tasty little bomb that will explode in your mouth, it’s a spicy creamy delight.

Serve them at your next event and watch them disappear from your table in no time. Just enjoy…

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We end our list of Mexican shrimp recipes with one of our favorites, shrimp enchiladas!

They are super cheesy and smothered in homemade salsa verde. YUM!

Get the recipe @ muybuenocookbook

So many different Mexican shrimp recipes to try! Which one will make its way into your regular rotation?

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  • 1 tablespoon of cooking oil

  • 1 lb flank steak, cut into 1/2 inch pieces

  • 1/4 cup fajita marinade

  • 12 ounces of shrimp

  • 10 oz tortilla chips

  • 8 ounces cheddar cheese, grated

  • 3/4 cup frozen corn, thawed

  • 1 cup pico de gallo

  • 1 avocado, diced

  • 1 jalapeño, thinly sliced

  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped


    1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.
    2. Mix with the pieces of beef with the marinade.
    3. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add the steak and the marinade. Cook, stirring often, until steak is browned, about 5 to 6 minutes. Remove to a plate.
    4. In the same skillet, quickly sear your shrimp, about 1 to 2 minutes on each side.
    5. Top nachos with cheese and corn, then bake in preheated oven for 8-10 minutes or until cheese is melted.
    6. Arrange the steak and shrimp over the tortilla chips and add any remaining toppings.

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