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2008-07-25 Main Dish
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Cooked shrimp and octopus are marinated in tomatoes, onion and avocado and served with cilantro, lime and tapitio sauce.

  • Servings: 2


12 Shrimp, peeled and deveined
½ lb Octopus
1 Tomato, diced
½ Onion, chopped
1 Diced Avocado
2 Tbsp Chopped Fresh Cilantro
Tapitio Sauce, to taste
Fresh Lime
6 cups Water


In a large pot, bring water to a boil. Add shrimp and octopus until cooked, about 5 minutes. Place tomato, onion, and avocado in a large bowl. Add shrimp and octopus and enough liquid to create a soup consistency, about 2 to 3 cups. Sprinkle with cilantro and garnish with fresh lime. Serve with tapitio sauce which can be added to taste.