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Shrimp Tree

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

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.
Chill.
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: 
Easy
Course: 
Side Dish
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Interest: 
Party

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