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Smoky chipotle shrimp sandwiched between layers of cool avocado mayo and sweet and spicy jalapeno peach salsa make the ultimate summer sandwich. 

Sweet, spicy, and smoky these Chipotle Shrimp Sandwiches have it all!

When I was a kid, shrimp came in two forms: covered in butter and garlic or fried to a crispy crunch and plunged into cocktail sauce. It wasn’t until adulthood I discovered shrimp had a life outside of scampi. I saw shrimp trouncing all over the place–in tacos, on top of salads, and tucked under ribbons of linguine.

I figure if shrimp can sneak it’s way into all of those things, why not in between two layers of fluffy french bread?

That’s right. Shrimp just got sandwiched.

Chipotle Shrimp Sandwiches with Jalapeno Peach Salsa

Guys, this recipe is da bomb. I hardly ever say that, which should be an indication of how excited I am about this dish. I’m so excited, I’m not even speaking properly.

Think of this sandwich as your hot, sexy beach vacation all smashed up between two slices of bread. Too weird? Then just think of this as a darn good sandwich. Because that’s what it is.

Chipotle Shrimp + Avocado Mayo+ jalapeno Peach Salsa makes one killer sandwich.

Here’s the breakdown: spicy chipotle shrimp meets cool avocado mayo meets zesty jalapeno peach salsa. It’s sweet. It’s smoky. It’s got a kick that’ll keep you coming back for more.

There are very few recipes I make that instantly achieve stardom, but this was one of them. The Mr. immediately placed it in his Top 5, right next to the Tiramisu Brownie Parfaits and Crazy Cake. We’re already considering retiring this recipe’s jersey and entering it into the hall of fame.

So give ’em a try. Your mouth will thank you.

Smoky Chipotle Shrimp pairs beautiful with sweet and spicy peach salsa and avocado.

Chipotle Shrimp Sandwiches with Jalapeno Peach Salsa and Avocado Mayo

Cook Time 10 mins 2017-05-26T00:10:00+00:00Prep Time
Preparation 30 mins 2017-05-26T00:30:00+00:00Cook Time
Total Time
Serves 4     adjust servings

Ingredients

For the salsa

  • 3 peaches, chopped
  • 2 jalapenos, mostly seeded and diced
  • 1/2 a large red onion, diced
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • Pinch salt

For the shrimp

  • 1 lb. peeled and deveined shrimp
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon sauce from chipotles in adobo
  • 2 cloves garlic, grated
  • Juice of half a lime
  • Pinch salt

For the mayo

  • 1 avocado
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon sauce from chipotles in adobo

For the sandwiches

  • 1 french baguette, halved and split
  • Lettuce

Instructions

  1. For the salsa: Combine all the chopped ingredients in a bowl, cover, and refrigerate until ready to serve. The longer it sits the better the flavor!
  2. For the shrimp: Place the shrimp in a shallow dish and stir together with chipotles, garlic, lime juice, and salt. Heat a skillet over medium heat. Add shrimp to skillet and cook for 1-2 minutes per side or until pink clear through. Remove from heat and set aside.
  3. Meanwhile, prepare the avocado mayo: in a small bowl, mash the avocado. Stir in mayo and chipotle.
  4. To assemble the sandwiches, spread the avocado mayo on top of the split bun. Layer it with lettuce, shrimp, and the peach salsa. Serve hot or cold.

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Recipe by Neighborfood 

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  • Melanie | Melanie Makes July 18, 2014, 1:56 PM

    What a gorgeous sandwich, girl!

  • kristy @ the wicked noodle July 21, 2014, 10:19 AM

    These look so awesome!! I love using shrimp in a sandwich, that salsa on top really makes it. YUM!!

  • Rebecca {foodie with family} July 21, 2014, 10:27 AM

    My husband would weep from joy if I made these for him!

  • Ginny McMeans July 21, 2014, 11:26 AM

    What a great combination. Looks wonderful!

  • Julie July 21, 2014, 12:18 PM

    This is gorgeous – and chipotle shrimp? Yes, please!

  • foody schmoody July 21, 2014, 12:19 PM

    I’ve never had shrimp in sandwich form. I like it.

  • Lori | Foxes Love Lemons July 21, 2014, 1:16 PM

    This post made me want to give you another huge hug, because YES. Not only do I miss you already, but when I was a kid, I thought I hated shrimp. This was because I had only had popcorn shrimp dipped in cocktail sauce (likely at Red Lobster or something of the like). I don’t know why, but I dipped every single piece in cocktail sauce, because I guess I assumed you were required to eat it that way. Turned out, I just hated the cocktail sauce! Now, I like shrimp of all kinds AND cocktail sauce, but I look back at that and laugh. Kids are so weird.

    This sandwich looks like the perfect combo of sweet and savory. I always seem to default to mango as a sweet component of dishes like this, but peaches are a great idea! To be honest, not a huge fan of peaches as in, just eating a peach on it’s own, but I like the flavor. This would be a great way to get some of those into my diet.

    Drop the mic, lady. You’re good.

    • Courtney @ Neighborfood July 22, 2014, 9:30 AM

      That’s so funny, because I NEVER think to use mango for stuff like this. Probably because the Mr. is a teeny bit allergic to it and he can’t taste anything for days after eating it (weird). I’m cracking up about the cocktail sauce. I’m just imagining you dipping every piece in and hating every.single.one.

      • Lori | Foxes Love Lemons July 22, 2014, 9:32 AM

        You know how a lot of people say they hate condiments? Like ALL CONDIMENTS? That is so not me. Even as a child, I had a deep-seeded love for condiments, to the point that I couldn’t imagine a fried shrimp without a sauce. Even a sauce I didn’t like!

        • Courtney @ Neighborfood July 22, 2014, 9:43 AM

          Yeah, that makes no sense to me. I’m the girl who orders chicken fingers and requests four different dipping sauces.

  • Ashley @ Wishes and Dishes July 21, 2014, 2:29 PM

    I love how you’re getting all creative with shrimp ideas! So delicious looking!

  • [email protected] July 21, 2014, 3:00 PM

    everything sounds delicious form the salsa to the shrimp!

  • Amanda ( The Kitcheneer) July 21, 2014, 3:00 PM

    I am a former shrimp hater ( never even tried one until 2 years ago! Now I am a shrimp LOVER and this sandwich looks so good to me right now!

  • Crystal Barrett July 21, 2014, 4:25 PM

    This looks beautiful! My husband would probably devour this!

  • Back For Seconds July 21, 2014, 7:18 PM

    I looooove shrimp. These sandwiches look killer!

  • Kim (Feed Me, Seymour) July 21, 2014, 8:34 PM

    Oh my goodness, this sandwich! It looks absolutely amazing!

  • Guest July 21, 2014, 9:46 PM

    If I put that on the table I think my hubby would die and go to heaven!

  • valmg July 21, 2014, 9:46 PM

    If I put that on the table I think my hubby would think he’d died and gone to heaven.

  • Rose | The Clean Dish July 22, 2014, 7:17 AM

    Wow!! What a sexy looking sandwich!! Instant success, eh? That rarely happens to me either – it usually takes some tweaking but I’m super glad you had a home run!! YUM!!

  • Jenn July 22, 2014, 8:56 AM

    Yum, I would love this chipotle shrimp sandwich for lunch today! 🙂

  • Jessica Fasano Formicola July 22, 2014, 9:29 AM

    This looks amazing! I love spicy and sweet!

  • Lemons for Lulu July 22, 2014, 11:12 AM

    BEST SANDWICH EVER!! Oh my gosh I love this idea! I never thought about shrimp and salsa in my sammies. This needs to be lunch!

  • Melissa from Hungry Food Love July 22, 2014, 12:27 PM

    I agree with you this recipe sounds like da bomb heheheh an explosion of amazing flavors!

  • Lauren @ HealthyDelish July 22, 2014, 9:32 PM

    SHUT UP and get in my face.

  • Connie | URBAN BAKES July 22, 2014, 11:48 PM

    This looks amazing! And I completely agree about there only being two kinds of shrimp as a kid so putting it into a sandwich form is just genius!

  • Kellie - The Suburban Soapbox July 23, 2014, 7:05 AM

    Do you deliver? 🙂

  • Nik Snacks July 23, 2014, 1:07 PM

    Want, want, want! See? I’m not speaking properly either. I believe you when you say this sandwich is da bomb! I’m gonna make this. Mmm hmm. Yes, I am.

  • Samantha July 24, 2014, 7:30 PM

    This is quite delicious looking! love the shrimp and the chipotle!

  • Nancy July 25, 2014, 1:43 PM

    Yay for hot, sexy beach vacations and shrimp sammiches! Courtney, this looks amazing! I don’t cook with shrimp enough (because I’m an idiot). Future Nancy and Future Tony will be thanking you for this recipe when they’re noshing on kick ass chipotle shrimp sandwiches.

  • Judy @ I'm Bored, Let's Go August 6, 2014, 6:06 AM

    Oh WOW! This looks like something I want to run out and eat right away! I love every single ingredient!!!

  • Carla August 6, 2014, 8:15 AM

    Ok I saw these first thing this morning on Foodgawker, and now I’m craving this shrimp sandwich for breakfast. Weird? I simply don’t care 😀

    • Courtney @ Neighborfood August 8, 2014, 2:22 PM

      Thanks Carla! And no, it’s totally not weird to want shrimp sandwich for breakfast. That’s called being a food blogger. 🙂

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