Mexican Shrimp Diablo Recipe

Mexican Shrimp Diablo Recipe

How To Make Mexican Shrimp Diablo

Seafood lovers are going to enjoy this spicy shrimp recipe! It’s loaded with flavorful seasonings, and can be whipped up in just under an hour.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 1tspolive oil
  • 1yellow onion,small, diced
  • 2garlic cloves,minced
  • 14½ozfire roasted tomatoes,diced
  • ¼cupcilantro,chopped, plus more for garnish
  • 1tbspchipotle in adobo,chopped
  • 1tspbrown sugar
  • 1tspkosher salt,divided
  • 1tbspunsalted butter
  • 2cupscorn kernel,from 2 medium ears of corn
  • 8ozzucchini,cut into 1-inch pieces
  • ½red onion,medium, halved and cut into wedges
  • 1tspgarlic powder
  • ½tspdried oregano
  • freshly ground black pepper,to taste
  • ½lime juice
  • 1lbshrimp,large peeled and deveined
  • 4ozavocado,from 1 small Hass, sliced


  1. In a medium skillet over medium-high heat, add the olive oil.

  2. Sauté the yellow onion for 3 for 4 minutes or until translucent.

  3. Add the garlic and sauté 30 seconds more.

  4. Transfer to a blender with the tomatoes, cilantro, chipotle in adobo, brown sugar and ½ teaspoon of salt.

  5. In the skillet, add the butter and allow to melt.

  6. Add the corn, zucchini, red onion, garlic powder, oregano, ½ teaspoon of salt and pepper.

  7. Sauté until softened and browned on the edges for 8 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  8. Transfer to a serving platter, then squeeze lime juice over the top.

  9. Transfer the sauce from the blender to the skillet, then add the shrimp.

  10. Coat the shrimp with the sauce, then allow them to cook in the sauce for 5 minutes until cooked through and sauce has thickened.

  11. Pour the shrimp and sauce over the top of the vegetables, and garnish with avocado and cilantro.

  12. Serve, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 406.72kcal
  • Fat: 11.82g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.21g
  • Trans Fat: 0.14g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.02g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.90g
  • Carbohydrates: 53.53g
  • Fiber: 8.78g
  • Sugar: 11.98g
  • Protein: 23.70g
  • Cholesterol: 150.51mg
  • Sodium: 1158.53mg
  • Calcium: 117.24mg
  • Potassium: 1169.39mg
  • Iron: 1.84mg
  • Vitamin A: 169.89µg
  • Vitamin C: 34.38mg
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