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Classic Shrimp Cocktail


by , March 31, 2017

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shrimp cocktail
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Ice-cold tail-on shrimp make a fabulous appetizer or first course for a special meal.

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients:


Instructions:

  • Peel the shrimp, leaving the tails on. With a sharp knife, make a shallow cut down the back of the shrimp and remove the dark veins. Rinse under cold water.
  • Fill a bowl with ice and water; set aside.
  • Bring a pot of water to a simmer and add the shrimp. Cook until the shrimp is opaque and floats.
  • Transfer the cooked shrimp to the ice water to stop the cooking progress. Drain, cover the bowl, and refrigerate the shrimp until serving time.
  • Combine the remaining ingredients in a bowl; stir to blend thoroughly. Chill thoroughly.
  • Serve the shrimp ice cold with the cocktail sauce.

About 10 Appetizer Servings

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