great shrimp cocktail

Great Shrimp Cocktail Recipe

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Wallace Hale


My version of shrimp cocktail. Enjoy


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25 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


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  • 1
    lemon sliced thinly
  • 4
    bay leaves
  • 2tbs
    peppercorns crushed
  • 10
    whole allspice berries
  • 2 teas
  • 24 lrg
    shrimp shelled deveined
  • 1 cup
    cocktail sauce
  • 12
    small romaine lettuce leaves
  • 24
    7 inch skewers

How to Make great shrimp cocktail


  1. In 6 quart dutch oven, combine 2 quarts water, lemon, bay leaves, crushed peppercorns, allspice berries, and salt; heat to boiling. Cover and boil 16 minutes. Add shrimp and cook until just opaque throughout, 2 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold running wster to stop shrimp from cooking. Cover and refrigerate shrimp 12 hours.
  2. Just before srrving, place cup of cocktail sauce in center of of a serving platter arrange romaine leaves around cup sauce in center of platter leaf tip pointing out thread shrimp on the skewers and place on leaves arranged around sauce makes 8 appetizers before main meal.

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About great shrimp cocktail

Course/Dish: Seafood Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Fat, Dairy Free, Low Carb
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy

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