Mexican chorizo and shrimp stew

Stew Up Great Flavor This Season with Mexican Chorizo and Shrimp Stew

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Indulge your taste buds with the rich and flavorful experience of Shrimp and Mexican Chorizo Stew. This enticing dish combines succulent shrimp with the bold, spicy notes of authentic Mexican chorizo, creating  a balanced savory flavor profile. We’d like to credit the chefs at the FoodNetwork for this creation.

Prep Time

15 mins

Cook Time

40 mins




  • Kosher salt
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 4 cloves garlic, smashed
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 large Spanish onion, diced
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika (hot or sweet)
  • 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 4 ounces Spanish chorizo, casings removed, sliced
  • 1 bunch kale, stems removed and leaves roughly chopped
  • 1 pound russet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1 cup canned whole plum tomatoes, roughly chopped, plus 1/2 cup juice from the can



  • Heat the olive oil in a small Dutch oven over medium heat. 
  • Add the onion and garlic and cook until golden brown, about 15 minutes. 
  • Add the chorizo, paprika, and 1 teaspoon salt and cook until the oil turns deep red, about 2 minutes. 
  • Add the chopped tomatoes (reserve the juice), the bay leaves, thyme, and oregano and cook 1 more minute.
  • Add the potatoes, 2 cups water, tomato juice, and 1 teaspoon salt. 
  • Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat, cover and simmer until the potatoes are almost tender about 15 minutes. 
  • Add the kale and cook until the potatoes and kale are tender about 10 more minutes. 
  • Stir in the shrimp and simmer just until they curl and turn pink, about 3 minutes. 
  • Discard the bay leaves. Ladle the stew into bowls.


Check out More Mexican Chorizo Recipes at Chorizo De San Manuel!

Get ready to savor a hearty, comforting stew that effortlessly blends the ocean’s bounty with the robust flavors of traditional Mexican cuisine. Check out even more recipes online and on TikTok! 

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