RECIPE: Spicy Shrimp Guacamole

Jalisco Cantina Spicy Shrimp Guacamole

Avocado lovers, rejoice! This versatile green fruit has been rising to new heights in creativity, bringing creamy texture, vibrant color, and healthy fats to the table. No one knows fresh food better than Chef Michael C. Brown of San Diego’s newest elevated Mexican eatery, Jalisco Cantina. He creates tasty twists on traditional Mexican fare, featuring intensely flavorful combinations of scratch ingredients. Turn up the heat with a Spicy Shrimp Guacamole, a crave-worthy crowd-pleaser that’s easy to make at home!

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Recipe | Spicy Shrimp Guacamole

Courtesy of Chef Michael C. Brown


  • 1 to 2 avocados cut in 1 inch pieces
  • 7 poached shrimp cut in 1/4 inch slices
  • 2 roma tomatoes diced
  • ¼ cup red onion fine diced
  • ¼ bunch cilantro chopped
  • ¼ serrano chile fine diced
  • ¼ poblano, roasted and chopped
  • Juice of two limes
  • Sea salt to taste


Mix all ingredients together without over mashing the avocado for chunky goodness. Top with Jalapeño oil (*see below), cojita cheese and red fresno chile slices. Serve with chips or vegetables.

Jalapeño Oil:

  • 2 charred jalapeño peppers
  • 1 cup salad oil
  • Sea salt to taste

Puree in blender. Use to top Spicy Shrimp Guacamole for an added layer of fiery flavor.