Camarones Acapulco (Shrimp Acapulco Style)

Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 1 hr

From my favorite little cookbook "Low Fat Mexican Recipes." This cold dish is great when accompanied with a vegetable salad, warm quesadillas and hot Spanish rice. Note that cook time is chill time.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 lbs shrimp, cooked, shelled and deveined with tails intact (see note)
  • 1 cup hot sauce (your favorite)
  • 3 tablespoons prepared horseradish
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice, fresh
  • 12 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 dash Tabasco sauce


  1. Chill shrimp in refrigerator.
  2. In a small bowl, blend hot sauce, horseradish, lemon juice, chili powder and a dash of Tobasco sauce until smooth.
  3. Chill sauce and serve with shrimp.
  4. NOTE: I purchase precooked, shelled and deveined shrimp for this recipe.