The following recipe comes from My Columbian Recipes:


(4 servings)

4 cooked arepas


  • 2 tuna cans
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper


  • 16 cooked shrimp
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chopped onion
  • 3 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • Salt and pepper
  • Juice of 1/2 lime


For the tuna: Mix all the ingredients in a medium bowl. Season with salt and pepper to your taste.

For the shrimp: Mix all the ingredients together in large bowl and let it sit in the fridge for at least an hour.

To assemble: Place the arepas on a serving plate, top with tuna and shrimp. Sprinkle cilantro or parsley and serve immediately.

Arepa with Tuna and Shrimp

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