Saturday, December 31, 2011

Cocktails and Dreams

This popular starter can be just as easy to prepare as it looks! Serve it with some flair for an elegant first course.

Shrimp Cocktail
Printable recipe

  • 4-5 Large-jumbo shrimp per serving
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Lemon wedges
  • Cocktail sauce

1) Fill a medium pot about halfway with water.
2) Add lemon juice and salt and bring to a boil over high heat.
3) Add shrimp to water and reduce to medium heat.
4) Cook for about 5 minutes until pink on the outside and opaque all the way through.
5) Strain shrimp and run under cold water.
6) Refrigerate for at least 1/2 hour or until serving time. 
7) Remove peel, leaving the tail still on.
8) Serve with lemon wedges and cocktail sauce!

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