Roasted Tomato Shrimp Cocktail Recipe

Roasted Tomato Shrimp Cocktail Recipe

How To Make Roasted Tomato Shrimp Cocktail

Create a Mexican-themed seafood appetizer with this shrimp cocktail recipe. It has creamy avocados, roasted tomatoes, hot sauce, and cilantro.

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



For Sauce:

  • 1lbtomatoes,(or 1½ cups), canned fire roasted, diced tomatoes
  • 1smallred onion
  • 3clovegarlic
  • 1tbspolive,or vegetable oil
  • 2tbspbalsamic,or sweet sherry vinegar
  • 2tbspbrown sugar
  • ¼cuptamazula hot sauce,or another favorite mexican offering
  • salt

For Finishing:

  • 12ozshrimp,cooked, peeled, deveined, medium size
  • 1smallavocado
  • 3tbspcilantro,chopped


  1. Roast tomatoes on a rimmed baking sheet about 4 inches below a preheated broiler for 5 or 6 minutes per side, until soft, blackened, and blistered. Remove and let cool.

  2. Meanwhile, turn oven to 425 degrees F. On another baking sheet, drizzle onion and garlic with oil and toss to combine.

  3. Roast, stirring a few times, until richly browned. This will take about 15 minutes total. When tomatoes are cool, pull off blackened skins.

  4. Scoop tomatoes into a food processor and pulse several times to chop into small pieces. Scrape into a large bowl.

  5. Without washing food processor, scoop in onion and garlic, then pulse until coarsely chopped. Scrape in with tomato and stir in vinegar, brown sugar, and hot sauce.

  6. Taste and season highly with salt.

  7. Add shrimp, avocado, and cilantro to sauce and stir to combine.


  • Calories: 89.92kcal
  • Fat: 3.46g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.55g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.03g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.54g
  • Carbohydrates: 8.50g
  • Fiber: 2.18g
  • Sugar: 4.89g
  • Protein: 6.91g
  • Cholesterol: 53.58mg
  • Sodium: 441.16mg
  • Calcium: 39.64mg
  • Potassium: 310.79mg
  • Iron: 0.50mg
  • Vitamin A: 50.13µg
  • Vitamin C: 16.03mg
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