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Fiesta Shrimp Cocktail Recipe

Fiesta Shrimp Cocktail Recipe

Impress your guests by serving this appetizer in a martini glass or other fancy stemware. I make this every time I have a fancy dinner party and it's always a big hit.—Linda Stemen, Monroeville, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:6 servings


  • 1 pound peeled and deveined cooked medium shrimp
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 1/2 cup Italian salad dressing
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • Romaine leaves


  • 1. Place the first eight ingredients in a large bowl; toss combine. Refrigerate, covered, at least 1 hour.
  • 2. Line six cocktail glasses or serving dishes with romaine leaves. Using a slotted spoon, place about 1/2 cup shrimp mixture in each. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 134 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 115 mg cholesterol, 359 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 16 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.