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Margarita Shrimp Nachos on a plate

Margarita Shrimp Nachos

  • Author: Country Cleaver
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Marinade Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 2-4 1x
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: Mexican


Zesty, limey margarita seasoned shrimp are layered on top of tortilla chips, cheese, and all your favorite nacho toppings.  Serve with a cold margarita!


  • pound Shrimp,deveined and peeled
  • 1 cup Margarita Mix
  • 1 tsp Lime Zest
  • 1 Tbsp Chipotle Sauce
  • 1 cup Jalapeno Cheddar, shredded
  • 1 cup Cheddar Cheese, shredded
  • ½ cup Red and Yellow Pepper, chopped
  • 1 Jalapeno, seeded and chopped
  • ¼ cup Onion, chopped
  • 1 Avocado, cubed
  • ½ cup Mexican Crema
  • 6 cups Lime Flavored Tortilla Chips
  • ½ cup Cilantro, for garnish
  • Sliced Lime for garnish


  1. In a small bowl, mix together deveined and peeled shrimp with margarita mix, lime zest and chipotle sauce. Cover and let marinate for 30 minutes in the fridge.
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  3. On the stove heat up a skillet over medium heat and spray with non-stick spray. When the skillet is hot, pour in shrimp and saute until cooked and heated through. Turn half way through cooking.
  4. Remove from skillet and place on a plate. Set aside.
  5. On a baking sheet, cover with tortilla chips, and layer with shredded cheese, onion, chopped peppers, and jalapeno (if desired) and cooked shrimp. Bake until cheese has melted and started to bubble.
  6. Remove from oven and sprinkle with avocado, drizzle with Crema and spritz with additional lime juice for flavor. Serve immediately.