Along the coast in Mexico, in places such as Baja and Veracruz, you will find some of the most delicious, light and fresh seafood dishes known as “Mariscos”. Here’s our collection of Mexican seafood recipes.

Gran Luchito's

Mexican Seafood

Our most popular Mexican seafood dishes include a light and fresh prawn ceviche, super flavourful and zingy prawn tacos and prawn fajitas marinated with Gran Luchito Chipotle Paste and sautéed with a splash of tequila.

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Everything you need to make Mexican seafood dishes at home!

Gran Luchito’s authentic Mexican flavours pair really well with seafood, be sure to stock up on:

When it comes to marinating shellfish and seafood, Gran Luchito Chipotle Lime Paste is perfect for adding a smoky and fruity flavour, our Habanero Fajita and Taco Mix adds a fresh, zingy flavour, and our classic Chipotle Paste has a richer and deeper smoky flavour.

The fresh and fruity flavour of our Hot Habañero Mango Salsa is delicious for dipping prawn quesadillas into and topping prawn tacos.

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Gran Luchito's Fresh and Flavourful

Mexican Seafood

Here you will find ideas to lighten up some of your favourite Mexican dishes with seafood such as prawn quesadillas and prawn fajitas as well as some traditional and authentically Mexican seafood recipes including chipotle prawns and ceviche.

shrimp tostada

Shrimp Tostada

Shrimp tostadas are a mouth-watering Mexican dish that is sure to transport your taste buds to the sunny beaches of Mexico. These crispy tortillas are piled high with plump and juicy shrimp, fresh veggies, and zesty salsa, creating a delicious flavor explosion in every bite. ... See full recipe



This prawn ceviche is light, delicious and fresh, and is a great intro to making ceviche at home as it uses cooked prawns. Accompany with Tortilla Chips to scoop up the goodness.... See full recipe

Guide to Pacific Coast Mexico with Aguachile


Here's our beautiful Aguachile recipe - raw fresh prawns cooked in lime juice and covered in a spicy marinade using our special blend Habanero & Lime Fajita & Taco Mix.... See full recipe

Coconut Prawns

Coconut Prawns

Warm and freshly made coconut prawns served with hot mango salsa are just what you need over the warm summer months, and perfect for entertaining friends and family.... See full recipe

Prawn Quesadilla

Prawn Quesadilla

Calling all seafood lovers and Chipotle Paste fans, this toasty, gooey and delicious Prawn Quesadilla recipe is for you! Team it with our Hot Habanero and Mango Salsa!... See full recipe

Guide to Pacific Coast Mexico with Pescado Empanizado Recipe

Pescado Empanizado

Pescado Empanizado is a popular Latin American dish consisting of breaded and fried fish fillets. It is typically made using white fish such as tilapia, cod, or snapper. ... See full recipe



Bacalao is one of those special dishes that's preserved by grandmas in Mexican families and passed on from generation to generation. A delicious fish stew using salted cod!... See full recipe

Mexican Food - Prawn Fajitas

Prawn Fajitas

With a touch of tequila, lime, and our signature smoky Chipotle Paste, these prawns fajitas are seriously fun food that are guaranteed to put a smile on everyones face.... See full recipe

Chipotle Chilli Prawns

Chipotle Prawns

As far as chilli prawn recipes go, this Chipotle Prawns recipe works as a starter or main. For a simple meal serve alongside crusty bread, ready to be dipped into the pan juices.... See full recipe

Chipotle Prawn Tacos

Chipotle Prawn Tacos

Use our Chipotle Lime Paste to marinate your prawns in this gorgeous Chipotle Prawn Tacos recipe! A super easy, smoky and zingy recipe that everyone will love.... See full recipe

Grilled Shrimp

Grilled Shrimp

Looking for a very tasty recipe for shrimp or prawns, then this is it! A marinade using our Crunchy Salsa Macha gives a spicy-smoky taste to these deliciously charred shrimps.... See full recipe


Seafood Enchiladas

An amazing scrumptious and creamy enchiladas recipe, especially for the seafood lovers out there! Our Tomatillo Enchilada Sauce is the perfect pairing for these Seafood Enchiladas.... See full recipe

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Gran Luchito's

Mexican Seafood

Here are our most frequently asked questions about Mexican Seafood recipes. If you’d like to ask one, please do so in the comments section below the recipe. To learn more about making Mexican seafood dishes at home, be sure to check out the Gran Luchito Youtube Channel.

What is Mexican seafood?

Seafood in Mexico is called Mariscos and includes prawns, clams, crab, mussels, lobster, octopus and squid.

Are prawns healthy?

With a high water content (around 84%) 100g of prawns has only 70 calories, 15g of protein and less than 1g of fat.

What's the best way to cook prawns?

We think our chipotle chilli king prawns recipe is pretty hard to beat! The prawns are marinated in chipotle butter and cooked with the marinade which turns into a deliciously smoky, buttery sauce perfect for dipping crusty bread into!