Baja Shrimp and Black Bean Bowl

Source: Basic American Foods
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Main Ingredient: Beans, Seafood
Menu Part: Entree
Cuisine Type: American
Serves: 10

Chili-lime black beans with grilled shrimp and onions, topped with creamy cilantro-garlic sauce.


1 pch Santiago® Seasoned Vegetarian Black Beans, prepared
2 Tbsp chili powder
2 Tbsp lime juice
5 oz vegetable oil
2 each yellow onions, sliced thin
2 1/2 lbs shrimp, peeled, deveined, grilled
1 bunch cilantro
1 clove garlic
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1 Tbsp sour cream
1 Tbsp water
Salt and pepper


  1. Prepare Santiago® Seasoned Vegetarian Black Beans according to package directions. Add chili powder and lime, stir to combine.
  2. Heat 1 oz. canola oil in large sauté pan or flat top grill over medium-high heat. Add onions and cook until soft and starting to brown, about 10 min. Add grilled shrimp and transfer to steamtable pan and hold warm.
  3. Blend cilantro, garlic, sour cream, mayonnaise, water and remaining oil until smooth. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Hold chilled for service.
  4. Bowl assembly: In an individual serving bowl, add 1 cup chili-lime black beans, 1/2 cup shrimp and onion mixture and top with 1 oz. cilantro-garlic sauce.