Barra Vieja Beach Styled Shrimp

Barra Vieja Beach Styled Shrimp

Courtesy of CanolaInfo 8 Servings
2 Tbsp. canola oil, divided (30 mL)
2 lbs. medium-sized shrimps, peeled and de-veined (1 kg)
1 red onion, sliced
3 garlic cloves, chopped
4 c. tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped (1 L)
2 c. chicken or vegetable broth (500 mL)
2 Tbsp. chipotle chile in adobo sauce (30 mL)
1/2 tsp. chopped fresh oregano (2 mL)
1/4 tsp. cinnamon (1 mL)
1/4 tsp. salt (1 mL)
1/4 tsp. freshly ground pepper (1 mL)


1. In skillet, sauté shrimp in 1 Tbsp (15 mL) canola oil. Cook until they begin to turn pink. Remove shrimp from skillet and set aside.

2. Add remaining 1 Tbsp (15 mL) canola oil to skillet. Add onion and garlic. Sauté for 3 minutes and add tomatoes. Cook 4 to 5 minutes, add broth, chile, oregano and cinnamon. Continue cooking and reduce sauce by one-third.

3. Add shrimp and heat until they are pink and fully cooked. Season with salt and pepper.

* Recipe courtesy of Chef Guadalupe García de León and CanolaInfo.


Calories: 140; Total Fat: 5g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 145mg; Total Carbs: 7g; Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 3g; Protein: 17g; Sodium: 740mg;