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Shrimp Aguachile Recipe (Aguachile de Camarón)

  • Author: Maxine Dubois
  • Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


This Shrimp Aguachile Recipe (Aguachile de Camarón) is made with jalapeños, limes, cilantro, shrimp, cucumber and onion.


  • 1 pound fresh shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 jalapenos, destemmed, deseeded and diced
  • 4 medium limes
  • ½ cup sliced red onion
  • 1 cucumber, sliced
  • 1/3 cup cilantro
  • ½ avocado, sliced        
  • Salt as desired


  1. Blend the jalapeños, limes, cilantro and salt in a blender.
  2. Put the peeled shrimp in a bowl and pour the juice on it. Marinate in the refrigerator for 1 hour. After 30 minutes or marinating, feel free to flip the shrimp to the other side so it will cook.
  3. Meanwhile, add the sliced onions in cold water to take away the strong taste.
  4. Take the bowl out of the refrigerator and assort the cucumber between the shrimp.
  5. Top with red onions and add the avocado on the side.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Cooking
  • Cuisine: Mexican


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 95
  • Sugar: 1.8g
  • Sodium: 360.8mg
  • Fat: 3.2g
  • Saturated Fat: Saturated Fat 0.6g
  • Carbohydrates: 5.5g
  • Fiber: 2.1g
  • Protein: 12.4g
  • Cholesterol: 91.2mg