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Agua Chile Recipe

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Lucy Ahumada
Added: Wednesday, February 24, 2010


Raw shrimp (preferably fresh) quantity as desired
Serrano and/or Jalapeņo chili's
Red Onion
Favorite tostadas or tortilla chips

Peel and clean shrimp, if frozen must defrosted first
place shrimp in dish (the flatter the better).

Squeeze fresh lemons 7-8 medium to large lemons (for every pound) into a blender.

Add 6-9 chili's (less if your a chicken) into the blender and blend the lemons and chili together until almost puree.

Pour juice all over the shrimp, covering all the shrimp entirely and refrigerate for about 1/2hr. longer if you want the shrimp cooked a little more, (the lemon cooks your shrimp).

Dice the 1-entire red onion and peel and dice 2-cucumbers.

After 1/2 hr. add the onions, salt and cucumbers to the mix, and stir until evenly mixed. Return to the refrigerator for another 1/2 hour. Then enjoy with your favorite tostadas.

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Personal Notes:
Sorry I don't have exact measurements on everything, I don't normally measure when I cook! It may take a few trial n errors before you get it to your likings or you may get it the first time, either way you really can't go wrong with this dish/appetizer




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