Recipe courtesy of La Victoria

Mango Habanero Shrimp and Quinoa Packets

This recipe is similar to a quinoa cake and is conveniently divided into individual portions. It's a healthy alternative to a shrimp cake recipe, featuring sweet mango habanero sauce and shrimp prepared with a Mexican twist. A great healthy meal idea for the whole family, it also makes perfect leftovers to bring for lunch.
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  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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8 cups baby spinach

1 cup cooked quinoa

16 medium-sized raw shrimp, peeled and deveined

1 cup LA VICTORIA® Mango Habanero Salsa

1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

4 tsp extra-virgin olive oil

Salt and freshly ground pepper

Lime wedges, for serving


  1. Heat oven to 400° F. Cut four 12-inch-long pieces of aluminum foil and brush center of foil with olive oil to keep ingredients from sticking. Place 2 cups baby spinach leaves in center of each piece of foil. Place 1/4 cup cooked quinoa on top of spinach and top with 4 shrimp. Spoon 3 tablespoons LA VICTORIA® Mango Habanero Salsa on top of shrimp and sprinkle with 1 teaspoon freshly chopped cilantro. Drizzle pile with 1 teaspoon olive oil and season generously with salt and pepper. Fold foil packets to seal completely, place packets on baking sheet. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until packets are puffed. To serve, carefully cut foil packets open. Serve with lime wedges.