Here’s Your Game Day Guacamole Recipe!

It’s just about time for the Big Game, and you MUST have guac for your party, right?! Avocado lovers, rejoice! We’ve got the perfect recipe to impress your friends with your guac-making skills!

We asked Chef Michael C. Brown of San Diego’s newest elevated Mexican eatery, Jalisco Cantina, to share his crowd-pleasing guac recipe so we can recreate it at home and take all the credit! Chef Brown is know for creating tasty twists on traditional Mexican fare, so you can expect this guac to stand out from the crowd.

Turn up the heat with a Spicy Shrimp Guacamole, a crave-worthy crowd-pleaser that’s easy to make at home!


1 to 2 avocados cut in 1 inch pieces
7 poached shrimp cut in 1/4 inch slices
2 roma tomatoes diced
¼ cup red onion fine diced
¼ bunch cilantro chopped
¼ serrano chile fine diced
¼ poblano, roasted and chopped
Juice of two limes
Sea salt to taste


Mix all ingredients together without over mashing the avocado for chunky goodness. Top with Jalapeño oil (*see below), cojita cheese and red fresno chile slices. Serve with chips or vegetables.

Jalapeño Oil:

2 charred jalapeño peppers
1 cup salad oil
Sea salt to taste
Puree in blender. Use to top Spicy Shrimp Guacamole for an added layer of fiery flavor.

Go ahead and make one for the whole gang now – your friends will thank you for it!


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