Image of Camarones a la Mexicana Recipe

Camarones a la Mexicana Recipe

Image of Camarones a la Mexicana Recipe
  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Cook Time: 20 Minutes
  • icons/brand/silverware copy Created with Sketch. Yield: 4 to 6
  • A delicious shrimp dish with chile sauce and authentic Mexican seasonings.


  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground pepper
  • 28 oz Medium Red Chile Sauce
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 3 lb U16-20 black tiger shrimp
  • 3/4 cup parsley, chopped


  1. Heat oil in large sauce pan over medium high heat; add onion and garlic, and cook until translucent, about 2 minutes.
  2. Add tomatoes and cook, stirring constantly for about 5 minutes.
  3. Add bay leaves, salt, pepper and red chile sauce; cover and cook over a low heat for 5 minutes.
  4. In another skillet, melt butter and lightly sauté the shrimp, stirring constantly, no more than 2 minutes.
  5. Add shrimp to the sauce; simmer over low heat for 3 minutes until shrimp are just pink.
  6. Sprinkle with chopped parsley and serve immediately.