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Shrimp Salsa

The perfect summer appetizer! This dish is layered with flavors thanks to the cilantro, lime juice and creole seasoning. Enjoy it as an appetizer or throw it over greens for a simple salad at lunch time.


Shrimp Salsa

Appetizers, Seafood, Quick & Easy, Shrimp, Seafood, Summer
  • Author: claire
  • Yield: Makes around 2-3 cups 1x
  • Category: Appetizers


  • ½ pound shrimp, medium size
  • 12 Teaspoons Tony Chachere’s seasonings ( or any other creole seasoning)
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 3 Tablespoons cilantro, finely chopped
  • 3 Tablespoons red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon jalapeno, finely diced
  • 1 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • Salt
  • Optional: diced avocado, diced mango


  1. Place water and creole seasoning in a medium pot. Bring to a boil.  Add the shrimp and boil for a couple of minutes until pink.  Drain and set aside.  When cool enough to handle, peel the shrimp and cut into small pieces and place in a bowl.
  2. Add the tomatoes, cilantro, red onion, jalapeno, garlic and lime juice to the bowl and combine. 
  3. Add salt to taste. Adjust as needed adding more lime juice or salt. 
  4. Place in the refrigerator for about an hour before serving. 
  5. Serve with blue corn tortilla chips and Enjoy!

Keywords: Appetizers, Seafood, Quick & Easy, Shrimp, Seafood, Summer, Mediterranean, Mediterranean diet

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