Mexican Shrimp Bites

Mexican Shrimp Bites

This recipe for Mexican shrimp bites is seared shrimp and guacamole layered onto individual potato chips. A super easy appetizer that’s perfect for entertaining!

These shrimp bites are simply seared shrimp and guacamole layered on top of Lay’s Classic potato chips. It’s such a great combination of flavors and textures, and the potato chips are the perfect base to hold the toppings. These shrimp bites look fancy because they’re served canape style, but they take just minutes to put together.


  • 18 small to medium sized shrimp
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 3/4 cup guacamole store bought or homemade
  • 18 Lay's Classic potato chips
  • Optional garnish: chopped cilantro


  • Heat the olive oil in a large pan over high heat. Sprinkle the chili powder over the shrimp.
  • Place the shrimp in the pan and cook, stirring occasionally, for 2-3 minutes or until shrimp are pink and opaque,
  • Place 18 potato chips on a platter. Spoon approximately 2 teaspoons of guacamole onto each one and place a shrimp on top of each chip.
  • Serve, garnished with cilantro if desired.

These little appies look amazing!

- Miami Food Network -

This recipe can easily be doubled or tripled for a large crowd. To me these Mexican shrimp bites scream summer, there’s nothing like sitting outside enjoying the weather with some chips and guacamole – this is a slightly different take on the classic that your guests will love.


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