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Roasted Shrimp Cocktail with Chipotle Aioli

Roasted Shrimp Cocktail with Chipotle Aioli is an easy, fool-proof, and updated version of classic shrimp cocktail. Instead of poaching, the shrimp are quickly roasted with olive oil, salt and pepper for an instant upgrade in flavor. The garlic-infused chipotle dipping sauce is the perfect compliment! 

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword shrimp cocktail, roasted shrimp, shrimp appetizer
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 142 kcal
Author Nicole


  • 1 lb 21-30 count shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp chipotle powder, divided
  • 3/4 tsp coarse kosher salt, divided
  • 1/2 cup light mayo
  • 1/4 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 small garlic clove, grated
  • 1/2 medium lime, juiced
  • 1 tbsp chopped cilantro


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. 

  2. Toss shrimp with olive oil, 1/4 tsp chipotle powder, and 1/2 tsp salt.  Spread on a rimmed baking sheet and roast until bright pink and slightly curled, about 7-8 minutes. Do not overcook! 

  3. While the shrimp cook, add mayo, chili powder, cumin, garlic, lime juice, remaining chipotle powder, and salt to a small bowl. Whisk to combine. Season to taste with salt and pepper. 

  4. Serve shrimp with dipping sauce warm or at room temp! 

Nutrition Facts
Roasted Shrimp Cocktail with Chipotle Aioli
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 142 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 193mg64%
Sodium 1019mg44%
Potassium 60mg2%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 16g32%
Vitamin A 46IU1%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
Calcium 110mg11%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.