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Mexican Shrimp Cocktail

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Category: Appetizers, Seafood, Mexican

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Water
  • 1/3 c Lime Juice
  • 1 Clove Garlic; Finely Chopped
  • 2 ts Salt
  • Pepper; Dash of
  • 24 Shrimp; Raw, *
  • 1 Avocado; Peeled And Chopped
  • 2 Jalapeno Chiles; **
  • 1/4 c Tomato; Chopped
  • 2 tb Onion; Chopped
  • 2 tb Carrot; Finely Chopped
  • 2 tb Cilantro; Fresh, Snipped
  • 2 tb Vegetable Or Olive Oil
  • 1 1/2 c Lettuce; Finely Shredded
  • Lemon Or Lime Wedges


* Shrimp should be peeled and deveined. ** Jalapeno Chiles should be
seeded and finely chopped.
Heat water, lime juice, garlic, salt and pepper to boiling in a 4-quart
Dutch oven; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered until reduced to 2/3 cup. Add
shrimp. Cover and simmer 3 minutes; do NOT overcook. Immediately remove
shrimp from liquid with slotted spoon; place in bowl of iced water. Simmer
liquid until reduced to 2 T; cool. Mix reduced liquid, shrimp and remaing
ingredients except shredded lettuce and lemon wedges in a glass or plastic
bowl. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour. Just before serving place
1/4 cup lettuce on each of 6 serving dishes. Divide shrimp mixture among
dishes. Garnish with lemon wedges.

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