Seafood: Mexican Shrimp Cocktail

posted by Terrytx 09-16-100 9:25 AM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Mexican Shrimp Cocktail
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Serving Size : 6 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Appetizers Seafood
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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2 pounds unpeeled, large fresh shrimp
6 cups water
2 to 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
3 cloves garlic, pressed
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 cup ketchup
1/2 cup fresh lime juice
1/4 cup minced sweet onion
1/2 to 1 teaspoon hot sauce
1/2 cup chopped tomato
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
Avocado slices, lime wedges, saltines, optional

Peel shrimp, and devein, if desired.

Bring 6 cups water and next 4 ingredients to a boil in a large saucepan; add shrimp. Cook 2 to 3 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink. Drain shrimp, reserving 1/2 cup liquid.

Stir together reserved liquid, ketchup, and next 3 ingredients. Stir in shrimp, tomato, and cilantro. Chill. Serve with avocado slices, lime wedges, and saltines, if desired.

Per serving: 172 cal. 2.1 g fat, 21.8 g pro, 17.8g carb, 154 mg chol, 795 mg sod.

Source: "Southern Living-10/00"

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