Creole Shrimp Cocktail

Sheri Raleigh-Yearby


Very refreshing and pairs well with Mimosas or a Crisp Chenin Blanc


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15 Min
15 Min
Pan Fry


  • 1 lb
    shrimp, extra lg., tail on, peeled and deveined
  • 2 medium
    lime zested
  • 2 medium
    limes, juiced
  • 1 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, cold
  • 1 Tbsp
    creole seasoning

How to Make Creole Shrimp Cocktail


  1. Clean and devein shrimp, leaving the tails intact. Season with Creole blend.
  2. Mix lime juice and EVOO.
    Pour over seasoned shrimp and marinate in the refrigerator for 1 hour
  3. Heat a medium cast iron grille pan, EVOO.
    Pan sear shrimp on both sides for about 2-3 minutes; Until pink and tails form a “C”.
  4. Shred butter lettuce or whatever type you prefer. Place lettuce into martini glasses, top with 1 T. of prepared Rémoulade sauce.
  5. Arrange two to three shrimp on top and lime zest serve chilled.

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About Creole Shrimp Cocktail

Course/Dish: Seafood Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole

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