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A bowl of shrimp campechana served with some frito chips.

Shrimp Campechana

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  • Author: Taming of the Spoon
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 8-10 as an appetizer 1x
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Chilled
  • Cuisine: Mexican


Shrimp campechana is a Mexican seafood cocktail with shrimp, zesty cocktail sauce, cilantro, onions, and avocados.


  • 2 (12 ounce) bottles seafood cocktail sauce
  • 1 (10 ounce) can diced Rotel tomatoes, original flavor, drained
  • 1/2 cup white onion, chopped fine
  • 23 jalapeño peppers, chopped fine
  • 1 bunch of cilantro, chopped fine
  • 23 pounds boiled shrimp, peeled and cut into large chunks
  • 23 avocados
  • Fritos Scoops corn chips, for serving


  1. Mix. Mix all ingredients, except avocados and Frito corn chips, in a large bowl.
  2. Chill. Cover and chill overnight.
  3. Serve. When you are ready to serve, chop the avocados and gently mix them into the shrimp mixture. Serve with Fritos Scoops corn chips.

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