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Shrimp and Strawberry Aguachile

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Served on a tostada, Shrimp and Strawberry Aguachile makes a flavorful appetizer or snack! Similar to ceviche, shrimp is marinated in a mixture of lime juice, jalapenos, cilantro, and strawberry puree, to add a touch of sweetness. Recipe by Teresa Barajas.

Shrimp and Strawberry Aguachile

Shrimp and Strawberry Aguachile

Course: Main Course
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Marinate: 15 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Yield: 6 Tostadas
Calories: 146kcal

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Equipment

  • Blender

Ingredients

Shrimp

  • 1 lb raw shrimp
  • ¼ cup fresh lime juice
  • generous pinch of salt
  • ¼ cup red onion sliced

Marinade

  • 5 strawberries
  • ½ cup fresh lime juice
  • ½ cup cucumbers sliced
  • ¾ cup cilantro
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 jalapenos seeds and ribs removed
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Garnish optional: sliced strawberries, cilantro, and cucumbers

Instructions

  • Slice shrimp lengthwise and remove tails and veins. Place in a shallow dish.
  • Add lime juice and a generous pinch of salt.
  • Cover the shrimp and let it sit in the fridge for 15 minutes to marinate. Use this time to prepare the aguachile marinade.
  • To make aguachile marinade, place all of the marinade ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Set aside.
  • After 15 minutes, remove the shrimp from the refrigerator and combine sliced onions with the shrimp.
  • Pour the marinade over the shrimp. Toss to thoroughly coat.
  • Add sliced strawberries, cilantro leaves, and cucumbers for garnish.
  • Serve on top of a tostada.

Notes

Consuming raw or undercooked shellfish may increase your risk of foodborne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions.
More jalapeños may be added, to your desired spiciness.
This dish is best served chilled.

Nutrition

Serving: 2  Tostada | Calories: 146kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 191mg | Sodium: 1636mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g

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