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Guisado de Camarones (Shrimp in Creole Tomato Sauce)

Guisado de Camarones (Shrimp in Criolla Tomato Sauce)

Erica Dinho
5 from 4 votes
Course Main dish
Cuisine Colombian
Servings 4 servings


  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 medium onion finely chopped
  • ½ small green bell pepper diced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 ½ cups shrimp stock
  • 2 cups crushed tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 pound shrimp shelled and deveined
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley chopped


  • Melt the butter in a large sauce pan over medium heat. Add the onions and peppers, and cook until tender, about 7-8 minutes.
  • Add the garlic and cook for one minute more. Whisk in the stock, add the tomatoes and cumin powder, and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Add the shrimp and cook for about 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to your taste.
  • Add the lime juice and parsley. Serve over cooked white rice.
Keyword Colombian Food, Colombian recipes, Shrimp
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