How to Make Shrimp Cocktail (Coctel De Camarones)

A quick and easy way to make shrimp cocktail, a tangy, citrus-flavored favorite.

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How to Make Shrimp Cocktail (Coctel De Camarones) Recipe
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Gather all your ingredients...

Gather all your ingredients...

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Frozen cooked shrimp can be thawed out in cold water for about a minute or so. (You can cook your own shrimp, keeping the original shrimp juice makes a cocktail taste better)

Frozen cooked shrimp can be thawed out in cold water for about a minute or so. (You can cook your own shrimp, keeping the original shrimp juice makes a cocktail taste better)

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Clean your veggies well...

Clean your veggies well...

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Drain water from shrimp...

Drain water from shrimp...

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Chop up your garlic and onions...

Chop up your garlic and onions...

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Add to pot of shrimp...

Add to pot of shrimp...

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Peel cucumber skin off and dice up into bite size pieces...

Peel cucumber skin off and dice up into bite size pieces...

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Cut your sweet plum tomatoes in 1/2...

Cut your sweet plum tomatoes in 1/2...

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Add to pot...

Add to pot...

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Cut your jalapeño pepper in half. Carefully remove the seeds and stem inside. Wash your hands immediately and avoid touching your eyes or they will burn baby!!! 🔥😵😲

Cut your jalapeño pepper in half. Carefully remove the seeds and stem inside. Wash your hands immediately and avoid touching your eyes or they will burn baby!!! 🔥😵😲

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Add a teaspoon of jalapeño or more if you like it extra spicey...🔥

Add a teaspoon of jalapeño or more if you like it extra spicey...🔥

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Cut up avocado in cubes and add to pot...

Cut up avocado in cubes and add to pot...

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Cut up the cilantro...

Cut up the cilantro...

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Squeeze limes to add the tangy citrus juice...

Squeeze limes to add the tangy citrus juice...

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Add 3/4 to 1 teaspoon of Sea Salt...

Add 3/4 to 1 teaspoon of Sea Salt...

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Add 1 teaspoon of Louisiana hot sauce...

Add 1 teaspoon of Louisiana hot sauce...

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Add ketchup...

Add ketchup...

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Add V8...

Add V8...

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Mix ingredients well. Taste test time! Need more lime, salt, peppers? Now is the time to tweak ingredients to your personal preference. 😃

Mix ingredients well. Taste test time! Need more lime, salt, peppers? Now is the time to tweak ingredients to your personal preference. 😃

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Well done! Serve with corn chips, crackers or spoon over a tostada. Yummy! Enjoy!!! 😘

Well done! Serve with corn chips, crackers or spoon over a tostada. Yummy! Enjoy!!! 😘

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