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Colombian Shrimp Cocktail

Posted By: ALHUDABOOKS on Jun 1, 2011

Prep Time: 1 hour
Cook Time:
Serves: 4

Categories:
Spanish, Seafood, Appetizer,

Description:


Ingredients:
1 1/2 pounds large shrimp, shelled and de veined
½ cup lime juice, divided
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley or cilantro
¼ teaspoon salt Fresh ground pepper to taste
½ cup mayonnaise
½ cup ketchup
¼ teaspoon hot sauce (optional)
Olive oil, for drizzling

Directions:
1. Place the shrimp in a medium bowl; add 1/3 cup lime juice. Set aside in the refrigerator for 30 minutes. Drain shrimp and discard lime juice.
2. In a medium pot over medium high heat, place water and salt. When it comes to a boil add the shrimp and turn off the heat. Let the shrimp poach just until they are cooked through, about 3 to 5 minutes. Remove the shrimp to a plastic bowl and refrigerate.
3. In a small bowl combine onion, remaining lime juice, ketchup, mayonnaise, pepper,hot sauce and parsley.
4. Add the shrimp and serve in glass bowls over lettuce. Serve with Saltine crackers and garnish with olive oil and parsley.


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