Mexican Shrimp Dishes

The waters surrounding Mexico are rich with shrimp, so it is no surprise that regional recipes celebrate the sweet, plump seafood. Whether as an appetizer or a main, Mexican shrimp dishes are a festive treat.

Grilled Chiles Rellenos with Mango Mojo Shrimp and Corn and Tomato Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Give your barbecue skills a workout for this dinner that calls for grilled shrimp and cheese-stuffed chile peppers. If you're feeling ambitious, feel free to grill the corn, too!

Tequila-Marinated Shrimp

Better Homes and Gardens

To keep these tongue-tingling shrimp well-chilled during a party, place them in a bowl nestled inside a larger bowl of ice.

Shrimp with Green Chile Rice

Better Homes and Gardens

Naturally mild shrimp and rice are injected with Mexican flavor, both in the shrimp's cooking broth and the rice's pureed pepper sauce.

Total: 40 mins

Camarrones a la Crema

Better Homes and Gardens

Shrimp in cream sauce is a delightful dinner option for any weeknight. Serve this Mexican entree over rice or roll a scoop of shrimp and vegetables inside a tortilla.

Total: 45 mins

Southwestern Shrimp

Better Homes and Gardens

Use a parchment packet to keep the vegetables brightly-colored and crunchy and to corral all the tasty herb aromas.

Grilled Chile-Lime Shrimp

Better Homes and Gardens

Fresh citrus provides beautiful balance to these smoky and spicy grilled shrimp. Shrimp are marketed according to size, with numbers denoting how many individual shrimp are in one pound. For example, medium-sized shrimp are packaged (and labeled) 31-35 shrimp per pound, while jumbo shrimp are packaged at 11-15 per pound.

Icy Shrimp Cocktail

Better Homes and Gardens

For a fun presentation, serve this simple seafood appetizer in a martini glass.

Shrimp Fajitas

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Baja-Style Shrimp Tacos

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Two-Way Nachos

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Shrimp Ceviche


This recipe makes a fabulous appetizer, but try it for lunch too.

Shrimp Fajita Grill Breads

Better Homes and Gardens

Top a flatbread or tortilla with grilled shrimp and vegetables for a fresh and light twist on pizza.

Mexican Shrimp Dishes  Recipes: Take your pick!
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