Mexican Grilled Shrimp Bowl

If you’re a fan of shrimp recipes then this Mexican Shrimp Bowl might be just for you. Boasting an array of flavorful ingredients such as beans, shrimp, cabbage and scallions, it’s sure to be a crowdpleaser at your dining table.

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Mexican Grilled Shrimp Bowl

Cooking time
PREP TIME 40 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 15 mins
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 55 mins


  • 1 bag Success® Brown Rice
  • 1 lb shrimp, large, peeled and deveined
  • 1 jalapeño, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 tsp garlic, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, finely chopped, divided
  • 1/4 cup lime juice, divided
  • 1 tsp kosher salt, divided
  • 2 tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 3 cups cabbage, green, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup scallion, thinly sliced
  • 1 can black beans, seasoned
  • 1 avocado (optional)


  • Here’s an easy to make Mexican seafood recipe that is sure to be a hit at your dining table!

    Step 1

  • Prepare rice according to package directions. 

    Step 2

  • Place shrimp in a bowl. Add jalapeño, garlic, 1/4 cup cilantro, 2 tablespoons lime juice, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1 tablespoon olive oil. Mix well to completely coat the shrimp. Marinate and refrigerate for 30 minutes. 

    Step 3

  • Place cabbage in a bowl. Add scallions and remaining 1/4 cup cilantro, 2 tablespoon lime juice, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1 tablespoon olive oil. Mix well. Set aside. 

    Step 4

  • Heat the beans in a pot over medium heat, stirring occasionally. 

    Step 5

  • Preheat grill. Skewer the shrimp and grill over high heat for 2 minutes per side. 

    Step 6

  • Place a scoop of rice in the bottom of a bowl. Add beans, cabbage slaw and a skewer of shrimp. 

    Step 7

  • Garnish with avocado, if using.