Prepare the Agua Chile

  • Jalapeño, large, chopped 1.0 each
  • Salt, as needed
  • Black pepper, freshly ground
  • Chile chiltepin, crushed, as needed
  • Garlic 1.0 clove
  • Lemon juice 2.0 oz
  • Lime juice 2.0 oz
  • Red onion, sliced 3.0 oz
  • Shrimp, (21/25), peeled and deveined 10.0 oz

To Serve

  • Persian cucumber, sliced 3.0 oz
  • Cilantro, leaves, washed 1.0 bunch
  1. Prepare the Agua Chile

    • On a mortar, add the chopped jalapeño with a pinch of salt,ground black pepper, crushed chiltepin pepper and garlic clove.
    • Mash it with the pestle until it becomes a paste, add lemon and lime juice, sliced onion, and shrimp butterflied, season with salt to taste and mix well. Add more chiltepin pepper if want more heat.
  2. Prepare the Shrimp

    • Let the shrimp marinate for 12 to 15 minutes, until shrimp cooks in the juices.
  3. To Serve

    • Arrange on a platter and decorate with cucumber and cilantro leaves.
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