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Camarones a la diabla (Mexican Spicy Shrimp)

 Learn how to make this delicious Mexican classic Camarones a la Diabla recipe


  • 10 Jumbo Shrimp cleaned and de-veined
  • 2 Red Tomatoes
  • 1 White Onion cut into slices and divided into two parts
  • 4 Chile De Arbol dried
  • 1 Chipotle pepper
  • 2 Guajillo Chiles dried
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 tsp pepper
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • salt to taste


  • Boil the chiles de arbol and the guajillo chiles until they are rehydrated. Remove all or some of the seeds to achieve a milder taste. 
  • Saute the tomatoes, 1/2 of the onion, chile de arbol, guajillo chiles, chipotle pepper, and garlic in a frying pan for about 3 minutes. 
  • Add the above ingredients to a blender with the orange juice and 1 tsp. of pepper and blend until everything is combined. Put through a strainer to get a smooth liquid. Set aside.
  • Add the remaining half of the onion to a frying pan with the butter and the shrimp and cook over medium heat until the shrimp is cooked through. 
  • Add the a la diabla salsa and let cook over medium low heat for about 5 minutes or until heated through. 
  • Serve immediately.