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Chipotle Shrimp Mexican-Style Arepa

Erica Dinho
5 from 3 votes
Servings 4 arepas


  • 4 cooked arepas
  • 1 can 15 oz BUSH’S® frijoles charros machacados
  • 1 cup of guacamole
  • ½ cup of sour cream
  • 2 cups of shredded lettuce
  • 1 cup queso fresco crumbled
  • Fresh cilantro chopped
  • ½ cup of pico de gallo or your favorite salsa
  • Chipotle Shrimp
  • 1 pound medium shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 chipotle chile in adobo chopped
  • 2 tablespoons adobo sauce
  • Salt and pepper


  • To make the shrimp: Marinate the shrimp in the olive oil, chipotle chile and chipotle sauce for at least 10 minutes.
  • Place the shrimp in a large hot skillet and cook over medium-high heat until cooked, about 2 minutes per side. Season with salt and pepper and set aside.
  • To assemble the arepa: Spread the mashed beans mixture on the arepas. Top with guacamole, shrimp, some sour cream, lettuce, cheese and salsa, and the fresh cilantro. Serve with lime wedges.
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