Puerto Rican Shrimp Recipe in a Tomato Based Sauce

Serves: 4 Save

Ingredients (11)

  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons sofrito ( homemade sofrito is best)
  • 2 bay laurel leaves
  • 5 to 10 Spanish Manzanilla olives (pitted stuffed with pimentos)
  • 1/4 pound smoked cooked ham (diced fine)
  • 1 packet sazón (or a tablespoon of annatto/achiote oil)
  • 1 cup seasoned tomato sauce (canned or homemade)
  • 1 can (14 1/2 ounces) seasoned stewed tomatoes
  • 1 pound raw shrimp (medium size, peeled and clean)
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste


Learn how to make this recipe at The Spruce Eats


This Cuban classic Mojito is a refreshing mix of crisp, white rum, sparkling soda water, fresh, zesty lime and fragrant mint leaves. Balancing the rum's smooth warmth with the lime's citrusy tang and the mint's cool, herbal notes, it promises to burst a tropical bliss!

Ingredients (5)

  • 2 oz. Captain Morgan White Rum
  • 0.75 oz. Lime Juice
  • 0.75 oz. Sugar Syrup
  • 2 oz. Soda Water
  • 10 Mint Leaves