Camarones a la Diabla (Prawns Devil Style)

Today I am in the mood of spicy food and I remember about this recipe, Camarones a la Diabla, in English you would call them Devil Prawns, I guess because they have tons of chipotle!!

So for this recipe we will need prawns, good prawns, peeled and ready to cooked, then we will smothered them in a creamy chipotle marinade, then fried them with a bit of onion and lots of garlic and listo!! You will have a nice meal in minutes!

Makes around 8 taquitos


  • 250 gr prawns peeled and heads off
  • 6 or 8 tbsp Chipotle paste
  • 1 cup double cream
  • 1/2 onion
  • 3 or 4 garlics
  • Salt & black pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp oil

To serve

  • 8 Corn tortillas
  • Fresh chopped coriander
  • Chopped red onion
  • Lime wedges


  1. Mince the garlics. Add the chipotle paste in the cream and add the garlic.
  2. Add the prawns. Set aside.
  3. Heat a frying pan and add the oil. Then add the onion and fry for 5 min.
  4. Add the prawns with all the marinade. Fry for 7 min at high heat.
  5. Add salt and pinch of black pepper.
  6. Serve them in tacos, garnish them with fresh coriander and red onion, oh! yes! and a squeeze of lime.



Published by

Karla Zazueta

Mexican living in London

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