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Shrimp with Green Apple Chipotle Chili Pepper Salsa

Shrimp with Green Apple Chipotle Chili Pepper Salsa
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Yield: 4 servings

Recipe courtesy of Canyon Ranch.


  • 12 large shrimp
  • 6 tablespoons paprika
  • 2 tablespoons black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 1 tablespoon chile powder
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Green Apple Chipotle Chili Pepper Salsa (below)
  • Garnish: apple slices, fresh cilantro sprigs


Peel shrimp, leaving tails on; devein if desired. Set aside. Combine paprika and next five ingredients. Lightly sprinkle mixture over shrimp. Store leftover spice mixture in an airtight container for future use.

Saute shrimp 1 minute on each side in hot olive oil in a large skillet. Serve 3 shrimp with 1/4 cup Green Apple Chipotle Chili Pepper Salsa. Garnish, if desired.

Green Apple Chipotle Chili Pepper Salsa


  • 1/2 cup diced Granny Smith apple
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • 1/4 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons apple juice
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • pinch chipotle chili pepper chili powder


Combine all ingredients. Cover and chill 1 hour. Yield: 1 cup
Updated Friday, August 30th, 2002

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One Response to Shrimp with Green Apple Chipotle Chili Pepper Salsa

  1. Pat Rumph September 29, 2002 at 5:56 pm #

    Easy to make and the spices made the shrimp special — Ihave used the spice mixture over other dishes. I made it for a small dinner party, a casual eating, and everyone loved it. We then moved on to the main part of the dinner. But the shrimp really held its own, leaving just the right taste.

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