Chipotle Shrimp Cocktail

Southern Living
Chipotle Shrimp CocktailRecipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia Degaris Pursell
A bit of zing is added to Chipotle Shrimp Cocktail thanks to the chopped chipotle peppers in adobo sauce that's added to this appetizer.
Makes 8 servings


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1 large red onion
1 medium-size red bell pepper
1 medium-size yellow bell pepper
2 pounds peeled and deveined, large cooked shrimp with tails
1 cup ketchup
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/2 cup fresh lime juice
3 tablespoons orange zest
1/2 cup fresh orange juice
2 to 3 canned chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, chopped


Hands-on: 20 Minutes
Total: 12 Hours, 20 Minutes

1. Cut onion and bell peppers into thin strips; layer with shrimp in a large zip-top plastic freezer bag.

2. Whisk together ketchup and next 5 ingredients; pour over shrimp mixture. Seal and chill 12 to 24 hours, turning bag occasionally. Serve using a slotted spoon.

Created date

July 2012