Guajillo Shrimp in Creamy Red Chile Sauce


The guajillo chile’s thin, deep-red flesh delivers a delicious green tea flavor, fruity overtones and mild heat to fresh shrimp in this easy-to-prepare dish.


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 small yellow onion, diced
  • 1 pound raw shrimp, peeled & deveined
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 (12-ounce) jar HERDEZ® Red Guajillo Chile Mexican Cooking Sauce
  • 1/2 cup Mexican crema
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro

Serves 4



  1. In skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Add yellow onions and cook 5 minutes until softened.
  3. Add shrimp and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Cook 2 to 3 minutes.
  5. Add HERDEZ® Red Guajillo Chile Mexican Cooking Sauce.
  6. Bring to simmer and cook 3 to 4 minutes or until shrimp is cooked through.
  7. Remove from heat and stir in crema and cilantro.


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