Shrimp Nachos

Shrimp Nachos

Shrimp Nachos

Who isn’t a fan of cheesy nachos? But if you want to add a serious upgrade to this Mexican finger food, try adding some delicious shrimp.


  • 1 package fresh corn tortillas
  • 4 ounces cooked frozen shrimp
  • 2 cups grated cheddar, Jack, or other mild cheese
  • 1 & ½ cups well-seasoned cooked red, pink, or kidney beans
  • Chopped scallions (optional)
  • Chopped jalapeño chilies (optional)
  • 1 cup Fresh Tomato or Fruit Salsa

Ideas for Topping Nachos

Use any of these alone or in combination.

  1. Chopped cilantro
  2. Sour cream
  3. Chopped tomato
  4. Minced fresh jalapeño or Serrano chili
  5. Chopped black olives
  6. Chopped red onion or scallion

For the chips
Preheat a fryer to 350 degrees. Cut tortillas into wedges. Deep fry in batches, gently stirring to insure the
chips aren’t sticking together. Remove to a bowl lined with paper towels, salt immediately.
For the shrimp
Toss the cooked shrimp with lime and oil, grill quickly to char.
For the salsa
In a blender puree;

  • 3 tomatoes
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 4-6 sprigs cilantro
  • salt

Add onion, jalapeño, cumin

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