Shrimp-and-Chorizo Tortas


For this supertasty sandwich, F&W’s Justin Chapple quickly sautés shrimp with chorizo and onion, then spoons them onto rolls and tops with tomato and avocado. Slideshow:  More Sandwich Recipes 

Shrimp-and-Chorizo Tortas
Photo: © Con Poulos
Total Time:
30 mins


  • 2 tablespoons canola oil

  • 3/4 pound medium shrimp, shelled and deveined

  • 1/2 pound fresh Mexican chorizo, casing removed and meat crumbled

  • 3/4 cup minced red onion

  • 1 garlic clove, minced

  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice

  • Salt

  • Pepper

  • Toasted kaiser rolls, for serving

  • Mayonnaise, for serving

  • Lettuce, thinly sliced tomato and avocado, for serving


  1. In a large skillet, heat the oil. Add the shrimp, chorizo, onion and garlic and cook over high heat, stirring occasionally, until browned and the shrimp and chorizo are cooked through, about 8 minutes. Stir in the lime juice and 2 tablespoons of water and season with salt and pepper. Serve on toasted kaiser rolls with mayonnaise, lettuce and sliced tomato and avocado.

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