Mexican Gazpacho Shrimp Cocktail

Try this great summer appetizer; it is very easy to make and is sure to impress your guests!

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  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 1 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1
can (10 oz) Old El Paso® enchilada sauce
1
package (1 oz) Old El Paso® fajita seasoning mix or 2 tablespoons Old El Paso® taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)
1/4
cup fresh lime juice
12
oz cooked deveined peeled medium shrimp (with tails left on, if desired), thawed if frozen
1
medium cucumber, peeled, if desired, cut in half lengthwise and crosswise into 1/2-inch slices
1
avocado, peeled, cut into 1-inch pieces
1
cup 1/2-inch pieces red onion (1/2 medium)
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro

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Steps

  • 1 In large bowl, mix enchilada sauce, seasoning mix and lime juice with whisk until smooth. Fold in remaining ingredients.
  • 2 Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour but no longer than 2 hours, stirring once, to blend flavors. Serve in cocktail glasses.
  • 1 In large bowl, mix enchilada sauce, seasoning mix and lime juice with whisk until smooth. Fold in remaining ingredients.
  • 2 Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour but no longer than 2 hours, stirring once, to blend flavors. Serve in cocktail glasses.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Skewer one of the shrimp and/or cucumber slices with a mini cocktail fork (available at party warehouse stores). Serve 1 on the edge of each glass for a cute garnish...and a way to eat the shrimp cocktail!

Turn this fresh appetizer into a summer soup by adding an additional can of enchilada sauce and increasing the lime juice to 1/2 cup.

Like a little kick? Stir in 1 to 2 teaspoons red pepper sauce with the lime juice.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
110
(
Calories from Fat
30),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
3 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
90mg
90%;
Sodium
870mg
870%;
Total Carbohydrate
10g
10%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
10g
10%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.