Cocktel de Camaron

Cocktel de Camaron

Melissa Sakmar 0

"During a summer in Veracruz, Mexico I learned how to make this street-fare staple. Sounds rather strange but it tastes wonderful and goes great with Corona®!"


45 m servings 335 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 335 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 12 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 42g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 16.8 g
  • 34%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 109 mg
  • 36%
  • Sodium:
  • 1000 mg
  • 40%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Chop the shrimp into smaller pieces and transfer to a bowl. Stir in the avocado and cilantro. In a separate bowl, stir together the orange soda and ketchup until the foaming stops. Pour over the shrimp mixture and toss to coat. It should be soupy. Refrigerate for about 30 minutes to blend the flavors before serving with saltine crackers.
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  1. 18 Ratings


My husband is from Veracruz Mexico, and has been making this for years. We all love it, and I am glad to see it here. He uses all the ingedients listed, plus adds clamato juice and fine choppe...

I use clamato instead orange flavored drink. I also dice tomatoes,jalepenos,onions and add it to the mixture. It taste really good.

This is delicious and was loved by all both times that i served it. The 2nd time I used 1/3 C. ketchup, 1/3 C. chili sauce, and 1/3 C. orange soda for the sauce and added a little finely chopped...

I was looking for a recipe similar to ceviche and when I came across this I thought it sounded good. I made it for a Mexican Fiesta themed 40th birthday party! I made it exactly as written and i...

This was fantastic...I prepared it as written..Easy to make and the whole family ate it up....Thanks

Good recipe. I added tomatoes and jalapeno. I ate it with tortillas.

This was pretty good. Prepared exactly as written. Good enough to serve to guests, which I will do.

Intrigued by the orange pop and ketchup mixture I had to try this recipe. I don't know if "bunches" of cilantro are a different size elsewhere, but I used under half a bunch and it was overwhe...

Fantastic! I made this last night, adding the jalapenos as suggested. This was a great summer side dish, nice and light and with a kick. I will definitely make this again.