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


  • 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

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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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