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Mexican Crab Cocktail in a white bowl with corn chips on the side
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Mexican Crab Cocktail

Coctel de Jaiva loaded with fresh yet bold flavors you'll love with saltine crackers or tostadas. Made with imitation crab, tomatoes, cucumber and a refreshing tomato juice, this Mexican seafood cocktail is seriously addictive!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword coctel de jaiva, Mexican Crab Cocktail
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 201kcal
Author Lalaine

Ingredients

  • 1 pound imitation crab, coarsely shredded
  • juice from 2 limes
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 Roma tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 1 onion, peeled and diced
  • 1 large cucumber, peeled and diced
  • 2 Jalapeno peppers, seeded and minced
  • 1/2 bundle cilantro, stemmed and chopped
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 2 cups Clamato juice

Instructions

  • In a bowl, combine crab and lime juice. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Let stand for 3 to 5 minutes., 
  • Add tomatoes, onions, cucumber, jalapeno, and cilantro. 
  • Add ketchup and stir to combine.
  • Add Clamato juice.
  • Season with salt to taste. Gently stir to combine.
  • Refrigerate for about 10 to 15 minutes to allow flavors to meld.

Nutrition

Calories: 201kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 8g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 1123mg | Potassium: 597mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 1665IU | Vitamin C: 56.2mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 0.8mg