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SHRIMP COCKTAIL Recipe
|Shrimp||1 1⁄4 Pound (21-25 count)|
|Water||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm)|
|Bay leaf||1 Small|
|Cucumber||2 Ounce, small dice (peeled)|
|Roma tomato||2 Ounce, small dice|
|Brown onion||2 Ounce, small dice (peeled)|
|Cilantro||1 Teaspoon, chopped|
|Avocado||3 Ounce (ripe firm medium dice)|
|Lime juice||1 Tablespoon|
|Hot sauce||1 Tablespoon|
Calories 426 Calories from Fat 98
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11 g17.3%
Saturated Fat 1.9 g9.4%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 430.9 mg
Sodium 911.6 mg38%
Total Carbohydrates 19 g6.4%
Dietary Fiber 4.6 g18.6%
Sugars 6.6 g
Protein 61 g121.9%
Vitamin A 27.5% Vitamin C 38.8%
Calcium 17.6% Iron 42%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
* Bring water to a boil. Lower heat.
* Add shrimp, cook for 3 minutes.
* Drain shrimp. Reserve liquid.
* Remove bay leaf.
* Allow liquid and shrimp to cool. Refrigerate to chill.
* In al large bowl, combine cucumber, tomato, onion, cilantro, avocado, lime juice, ketchup and hot sauce.
* Add cooled shrimp liquid and shrimp.
* Adjust salt .
* Serve in a glass container.
Makes 2 - 16 ounce cocktails.
Note: Do not over cook - shrimp will become tough.
Shrimp are done as soon as they become orange/pink.