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Shrimp In Parsley Aspic

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Ingredients
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Raw shrimp 1 Pound
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Aspic 3 Tablespoon
  Unflavored gelatin 3⁄4 Ounce (3 envelopes)
  Canned condensed chicken broth 21 1⁄2 Ounce, combined with 1 cup water (2 cans, 10 3/4 oz size)
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Dry white wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Avocado 1 Pound (1 large one)
  Red pepper rings 6
  Cucumber 1 , peeled and thinly sliced
  Parsley 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Fresh dill/1 teaspoon dried dillweed 2 Tablespoon, snipped
For sour cream sauce
  Mayonnaise 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sour cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Prepared horseradish 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Keep 8-cup mold or bowl in refrigerator.

MAKING
2) In a large saucepan boil 2 cups water. Add salt and shrimp and boil for 5 minutes.
3) Drain out from water and cool slightly.
4) Shell and devein shrimp, halve along the veins and add 1 tablespoon lemon juice to it.
5) Toss to mix and refrigerate.
6) To make the aspic, in a small saucepan add 1 cup diluted chicken broth and sprinkle gelatin over it.
7) Let stand for 5 minutes to soften.
8) Keep over medium heat until dissolved.
9) In a large saucepan mix remaining chicken broth, 2 tablespoons lemon juice and white wine. Boil the mixture.
10) Add dissolved gelatin to it and mix until combined.
11) Place the saucepan in a larger pan or bowl filled with ice cubes.
12) Let stand for 20 to 25 minutes stirring occasionally.
13) Halve avocado, discard peel and pit.
14) Slice lengthwise into 1/2-inch slices and sprinkle lemon juice over it.
15) Pour 1/2 cup aspic into the mold and brush on the sides of mold.
16) Refrigerate for 10 minutes.
17) Dip 6 red-pepper rings in aspic and insert into bottom of mold.
18) Put cucumber slice at the center of each pepper ring. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
19) Dip 5 avocado slices, 10 shrimp and 10 cucumber slices in aspic.
20) Press into the mold in a decorative pattern. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
21) Add parsley and dill to remaining aspic and mix.
22) Mix cubed avocado, chopped cucumber and shrimp and mix well.
23) Turn out into the mold.
24) Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight.
25) To make Sour-Cream Sauce mix together mayonnaise, horseradish, sour cream and salt. Mix together and refrigerate.

SERVING
26) Run a knife around edge of mold to loosen and invert into a serving platter.
27) Place a hot, damp dishcloth to warm bottom and side. Shake gently to use.
28) Repeat the process.
29) Refrigerate until serving.
30) Serve with Sour-Cream Sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Saute
Ingredient: 
Shrimp
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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