Recipe: Aguachile

Looking for a refreshing merienda (snack) for a hot, summer day? Look no further, as aguachile is all you’ll ever need (aside from the obvious choices of fresh fruit!) A traditional Mexican dish, aguachile is made up of shrimp marinated in lime juice, cucumbers, onions, and something spicy!

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Ingredients // Ingredientes:

  • fresh shrimp // camarones
  • 2-3 cucumbers // pepinos
  • 1-2 red onions // cebollas rojas
  • lots of limes // muchos limónes
  • chili peppers of your choice // cualquier chile picante que quiere
  • tostadas (for serving)

Steps // Proceso:

  1. Peel the shell and clean the shrimp. // Pela la cáscara y limpia los camarones.
  2. Cut up the peppers, cucumbers and onions into slices. // Corta los chiles, pepinos, y cebollas.
  3. Squeeze the juice from all of your limes. // Exprime todo el jugo de los limónes.
  4. Put all of the ingredients together and mix. // Junta todos los ingredientes y mezcla.
  5. Put it on a tostada and enjoy! // Come con una tostada y ya. ¡Buen provecho!
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