Campechana Cocktail

Campechana is a Mexican seafood cocktail prepared with a mix of three types of seafood: shrimps and blue crab and oyster. The name of the cocktail may be refer to a word used in Mexico: “campechanear”, the meaning is to mix something, can be in food or in drinks.
Is a dish very popular in beaches, and in cities is one of the most best sellers dishes in seafood. It’s fresh, revitalizing and very very delicious. Is eaten at lunch during weekdays or at breakfast or brunch on sundays.
Do not doubt in prepare, you will love the flavor. Just add some hot sauce and enjoy with saltine or soda crackers.

Campechana Cocktail

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  • Yield: 4
  • Difficulty: easy


  • Cocktail:
  • 1 lb Shrimps, cooked and peeled
  • 1 lb Oyster
  • 1/2 lb Blue crab
  • 4 Lemon juice
  • 1 cup Tomato juice (Clamato)
  • 1/2 cup Olive oil
  • 1 tbs Vinegar
  • 2 Tomatoes, diced
  • 1 sprig Cilantro, chopped
  • Ketchup to taste
  • Worcestershire sauce to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • Toppings:
  • 2 Avocados, diced
  • 1 Onion, chopped
  • 2 different types of Hot sauce to taste (El Perico, El pulpito, La jaibita, Tampico, Tabasco)


  1. In a bowl add all cocktail ingredients and mix well. Serve in tall glasses, then add avocado, onion and hot sauce. Enjoy with saltine crackers and a cold lemonade or beer.

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