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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 cocktail: 134 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 115mg cholesterol, 359mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 16g protein.

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Twodisneyfans User ID: 5579393 109843
Reviewed Feb. 3, 2014

"I made this for the Super Bowl. I didn't put in cocktail glasses/individual serving dishes - I just kept in a serving bowl. I don't like shrimp, but all my guests though it was really delicious and loved the combination of flavors - tasted really fresh."

ksmithco User ID: 1590440 142854
Reviewed Feb. 16, 2010

"I made this as an appetizer for a ladies brunch I served to my office friends. It was a real hit. The combination of flavors was delightful, preparation was simple and the presentation looks special. I will definitely make this again."

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