San Pedro Shrimp Tray Recipe

San Pedro Shrimp Tray Recipe

San Pedro shrimp is a delicious and easy shrimp dish that can be prepared for both predictable and creative meal occasions. San Pedro shrimp is a popular dish in many parts of Latin America and other places where shrimp are consumed. It is a flavorful food that can be a delicious alternative to fried foods and grilled. You can serve it at a party. It also makes a wonderful appetizer or entrée.

Today I am going to share with you a San Pedro shrimp tray recipe that is extremely delicious. This is a special recipe using shrimp, potatoes, bell peppers, onions, tomatoes, and spices. This dish is full of flavor and a true blessing for seafood lovers. It does not require a lot of time or effort, and it is inexpensive. Serve shrimp trays to your family this weekend.

San Pedro shrimp is a delicacy of the region and the inspiration for this tasty seafood recipe. Even if you’ve never tried it, you might think you know everything there is to know about San Pedro shrimp. But I’m here to tell you that you’ve got it all wrong. Shamefully wrong. This shrimp recipe was actually named after food from my seafood haul, which includes the species Proa Proa, after which this recipe is named.

How To Make San Pedro Shrimp Tray

If you love shrimp, then this one is a must! This shrimp tray is good to make when you have leftovers so you can enjoy it cold or warm. This shrimp tray is also great for a party with some friends and family. The combination of ingredients in this recipe makes one amazing party food. The best part is that you can prepare this delicious celebratory meal in about 50 minutes. Give it a try today!


  • Shrimps (peeled, deveined), 450 g 
  • 1 tomato (sliced lengthwise)
  • 1 green chili pepper (seeds removed, sliced lengthwise)
  • 1 red chili pepper (seeds removed, sliced lengthwise)
  • 1/2 onion (sliced)
  • 6 baby red potatoes (peeled, halved)
  • Butter, 2 tablespoons
  • Oil, 1 tablespoon
  • Garlic (minced), 1 teaspoon

For the seasoning

  • Paprika, 1 ½ teaspoon
  • Garlic powder, 1 teaspoon
  • Onion powder, 1 teaspoon
  • Chili powder, 1 teaspoon
  • Black pepper, 1/2 teaspoon
  • Salt, 1/2 teaspoon
  • Old Bay seasoning, ½ teaspoon
  • Oregano (dried and crushed), 1 teaspoon
  • Basil (dried), 1/4 teaspoon
  • Thyme (dried), 1/4 teaspoon 


Step 1

In a pot, boil water over medium heat. Place potatoes in the water and let them boil for 5 minutes. Remove the potatoes and drain.

Step 2

Stir together all the seasoning ingredients and add half of the seasoning to the shrimp. Combine well and set aside for 15 minutes.

Step 3

Heat butter and oil in a skillet over medium heat and sauté garlic until fragrant, then add shrimp and cook until golden brown, then remove shrimp from skillet.

Step 4

Cook the sliced peppers in the skillet for 2 minutes. Add the onion and potatoes and cook until they are tender. Mix occasionally.

Step 5

Stir in the tomatoes and the remainder of the seasoning, then cook for 3 minutes. 

Step 6

Add the shrimp, stir well to combine all the ingredients, and cook for 3 to 4 minutes.

Step 7

Place the shrimp and vegetables on a large serving platter. Enjoy with garlic bread.

San Pedro Shrimp Tray Recipe

Cuisine: American

Cuisine type: Main Dish

Servings: 4 Servings

Preparation time: 20 Minutes

Cooking time: 30 Minutes

Total time: 50 Minutes

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