Shrimp with Chipotle-Bourbon Butter Sauce – Recipe

Try it once and you’ll forever crave this recipe with shrimp cooked in a silky, tangy sauce made with chipotles in adobo, bourbon, butter and garlic.

Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chipotle, shrimp, spicy
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 635 kcal


  • 1 can LA MORENA® Chipotle Peppers in Adobo 7 ounces
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • ½ stick unsalted butter
  • 1-1/2 ounces bourbon
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 pound shrimp peeled and deveined


  1. Add LA MORENA® Chipotle Peppers in Adobo and garlic to a food processor and process until smooth.
  2. Heat a medium sized pan to medium heat and add butter. Let it melt.
  3. Pour in garlic-chipotle sauce, bourbon and honey. Simmer for 15 minutes to let the flavors develop.
  4. Stir in the shrimp and simmer another 10-15 minutes, or until the shrimp are cooked through and have a bit of a snap to them.
  5. Serve as you wish, over rice, with tortillas, or as they are for a perfect appetizer.
Nutrition Facts
Shrimp with Chipotle-Bourbon Butter Sauce – Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 635 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 1144mg381%
Sodium 3778mg157%
Potassium 398mg11%
Carbohydrates 38g13%
Sugar 34g38%
Protein 93g186%
Vitamin A 255IU5%
Vitamin C 22.9mg28%
Calcium 674mg67%
Iron 10mg56%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.