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Shrimp Tree

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  Shrimp 3 Pound (Use Fresh Or Frozen)
  Water 2 Quart
  Salt 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Curly endive 4 Bunch (400 gm)

If shrimp is frozen, thaw.
Place shrimp in boiling salted water; cover.
Simmer about 5 minutes or until shrimp are pink and tender; drain.
Peel shrimp.
Remove sand veins; wash.
Separate and wash endive; chill.
Fasten endive to styrofoam cone with toothpick halves.
Start at outside edge of base; work up.
Cover fully with greens to resemble tree.
Attach shrimp artistically to tree with toothpicks.
Place tree on large plate or tray; add leftover shrimp around base.
Top tree with ribbon, tinsel, or your favorite ornament.
Provide cocktail sauce for dunking.
You can keep a bowl of prepared shrimp in the refrigerator and replenish tree as needed.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1510 Calories from Fat 219

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g37.4%

Saturated Fat 4.7 g23.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2068.3 mg689.4%

Sodium 2877 mg119.9%

Total Carbohydrates 26 g8.6%

Dietary Fiber 12.4 g49.6%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 281 g562.8%

Vitamin A 222.4% Vitamin C 88.7%

Calcium 91.6% Iron 200.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Shrimp Tree Recipe