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Shrimp Tree Recipe
|Shrimp||3 Pound (Use Fresh Or Frozen)|
|Salt||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Curly endive||4 Bunch (400 gm)|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1510 Calories from Fat 219
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24 g37.4%
Saturated Fat 4.7 g23.3%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 2068.3 mg
Sodium 2877 mg119.9%
Total Carbohydrates 26 g8.6%
Dietary Fiber 12.4 g49.6%
Sugars 1 g
Protein 281 g562.8%
Vitamin A 222.4% Vitamin C 88.7%
Calcium 91.6% Iron 200.7%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Place shrimp in boiling salted water; cover.
Simmer about 5 minutes or until shrimp are pink and tender; drain.
Remove sand veins; wash.
Separate and wash endive; chill.
Fasten endive to styrofoam cone with toothpick halves.
Start at outside edge of base; work up.
Cover fully with greens to resemble tree.
Attach shrimp artistically to tree with toothpicks.
Place tree on large plate or tray; add leftover shrimp around base.
Top tree with ribbon, tinsel, or your favorite ornament.
Provide cocktail sauce for dunking.
You can keep a bowl of prepared shrimp in the refrigerator and replenish tree as needed.