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SHRIMP COCKTAIL

CHEF.LALA's picture
***Note: Do not over cook - shrimp will become tough. Shrimp are done as soon as they become orange/pink***
Ingredients
  Shrimp 1 1⁄4 Pound (21-25 count)
  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Peppercorns 2
  Bay leaf 1 Small
  Cucumber 2 Ounce, small dice (peeled)
  Roma tomato 2 Ounce, small dice
  Brown onion 2 Ounce, small dice (peeled)
  Cilantro 1 Teaspoon, chopped
  Avocado 3 Ounce (ripe firm medium dice)
  Lime juice 1 Tablespoon
  Ketchup 1 Tablespoon
  Hot sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Dash
Directions

* In a large stock pot, add water, garlic, peppercorn and bay leaf.
* Bring water to a boil. Lower heat.
* Add shrimp, cook for 3 minutes.
* Drain shrimp. Reserve liquid.
* Remove bay leaf.
* Allow liquid and shrimp to cool. Refrigerate to chill.
* In al large bowl, combine cucumber, tomato, onion, cilantro, avocado, lime juice, ketchup and hot sauce.
* Add cooled shrimp liquid and shrimp.
* Adjust salt .
* Serve in a glass container.
Makes 2 - 16 ounce cocktails.
Note: Do not over cook - shrimp will become tough.
Shrimp are done as soon as they become orange/pink.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Appetizer
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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3 Comments

The.Tortilla.Guy's picture
This looks like a great shrimp cocktail !!! I wonder if we could make a wrap out of it also ? The Tortilla Guy
nisar253's picture
Looks great with nutritional value. "If you want happiness for a life time,learn to love what you do"
hookertm's picture
I like this recipe but of course I want to make the veges fork size and I add a cup of clamato juice and some colorful peppers for a kick.