San Pedro Shrimp Tray Recipe

Shrimp is always tasty and the most favorite of all. And the San Pedro shrimp tray recipe is a delicious item for shrimp lovers. This recipe is so predictable but its flavors and textures are completely unpredictable, yummy and savory. San Pedro shrimp tray is mostly known as a Latin American popular dish. Day by day it spreads all over the world. 

Now, the maximum well-reputed restaurant’s main attraction is getting a San Pedro shrimp tray. But its price is sky high so, I invested a few times just making it, and successfully its result satisfies me out and out. Besides its tastiness, it produces a whole pack of protein, carbs, and calories which are mostly needed for our health benefits. 

You can undoubtedly have this instead of having any fast food. This time, I am going to let you learn how to make this San Pedro shrimp tray recipe shortly. Keep reading below till served.

San Pedro Shrimp Tray Recipe

San Pedro Shrimp Tray Recipe

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Recipe by Lindsay G. Cabral Cuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Medium


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Though this item is one of the yummiest delicious recipes of many other plates of seafood, you never find any difficulties in making the dish. Rather, you can get a chance to have this item easily and  change your taste buds for a lifetime. Its deliciousness secretly carried its fresh ingredients – fresh shrimps, fresh vegetables, tender seasonings, and buttery mixture.  Altogether turns out a fabulous dish by occupying a few minutes of yours.


  • Medium-sized shrimp – 2 pounds.

  • Butter- 3 tsp

  • Oil – 2 tsp

  • Garlic and onion powder- 1 tsp

  • Chile powder – 1 tsp

  • Black powder – 1 tsp

  • Salt -1 tsp

  • Old bay seasoning – 1 tsp

  • Basil powder- 1 tsp

  • Thyme – half tsp

  • Dry oregano- 1 tsp

  • Red tomatoes- 2 pieces

  • Onion – 2 onions

  • Tools
  • A iron crust griddle

  • A large bowl

  • Kitchen- additionals

  • A tray

how to make San Pedro Shrimp Tray

  • Arrange all ingredients: First,  you need to arrange all ingredients near you. You’ll get them all at your nearest market and super shop. 
    Arrange all ingredients
  • Cut the potatoes and boil: Now, allow 4 to 5 pieces of medium-sized potatoes. And cut them into two pieces each. Then, wash them very well and place them into a hard boil adding a tsp of salt.
    Cut the potatoes and boil
  •  Prepare the bell peppers: I made this recipe with some fresh and colorful bell peppers. So, I suggest you prepare the 3 types of bell peppers, green, yellow and red. Cut them into thin slices.
    Prepare the bell peppers
  • Slice tomatoes and onions: Next, bring 2 pieces of red ripe tomatoes and 2 pieces of onions. Cut them into fine slices using a sharp knife. Must wash them before cutting.
    Slice tomatoes and onions
  •  Make special seasonings: Now, you need special San Pedro seasonings. Hence, you need to put 2 tsp of paprika powder, 1 tsp of garlic and onion powder, 1 tsp of chile powder, black powder, and salt. Add 1 spoon of old bay seasoning, basil powder, and thyme. Crush 1 tsp of dry oregano and put it into the mix. Combine them well.
    make seasonings
  • Process the shrimps: This time, bring the clean and washed shrimps in a bowl. Add the Special seasonings to the shrimps. Combine them very nicely. Using hands is best instead of using a spoon.
    process the shrimp
  •  Melt the butter: Now, put 3 tsp of butter and oil into the preheated pan or iron crust griddle. I used the thick griddle to bring a grill vibe.
    melt the butter
  •  Fry the shrimps a little: Now, put the shrimps into the melted butter and fry them for a little. Give them just a little brown textured. Then transfer them to a plate.
    Fry the shrimps a little
  •  Cook the peppers and onions and potatoes: Afterward, place all the peppers,  onions, and boiled potatoes into the same preheated melted butter. Cook them for just around 3 to 5 minutes. Add a pinch of salt. Saute them nicely for 3 minutes.
    Cook the peppers and onions and potatoes
  • Add shrimp and tomatoes: Next, you need to add the fried shrimp and slices of tomatoes. Sprinkle 2 tsp of special seasoning in it. Cook them again for 3 to 5 minutes by stirring continuously.
    Add shrimp and tomatoes
  • Serve: After 5 minutes of cooking, just turn off the heat. And transfer them to a plate. If you want, you can have it only by yourself. Otherwise,  garlic bread and plain rice are one of the best options to have with this shrimp. It’ll surely take you to heaven.

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Nutrition Facts:

Protein20 gr
Calories400 kcal


The San Pedro restaurants and its fish market both are well known for its delicious seafood dishes. That offers you an authentic form of sandwiches, shrimp burgers, garlic grilled items, etc. A tray of cooked shrimp brings your dinner functions another pretty  impression. So, I do highly recommend you not to miss this dish for any reason. Cook this with no fear, just according to the above instructions. It would be really great memory of yours.  I Hope, this flavorful seafood recipe turns your party into a great event of yumminess!

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