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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 265.4
  • Total Fat: 4.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 344.5 mg
  • Sodium: 340.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 9.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.7 g
  • Protein: 46.5 g

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Shrimp Cocktail for Dinner

Submitted by: MKELLYEMAIL

Introduction

This recipe is best if it's made the night before or the morning before serving so that the flavors have a chance to seep into the shrimp. You can also prepare this as an appetizer for company. This recipe is best if it's made the night before or the morning before serving so that the flavors have a chance to seep into the shrimp. You can also prepare this as an appetizer for company.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    2 pound bag frozen shrimp, deveined, peels on
    1/2 jar whole allspice
    2-3 cinnamon sticks
    2-3 whole bay leaves
    dash cayenne pepper
    Ketchup
    Horseradish

Directions

In large soup pan, fill 2/3 with water, add whole allspice, cinnamon sticks, bay leaves and cayenne pepper. Cover with a lid and bring water to a boil.

When water is boiling pour in entire bag of frozen shrimp. Cook for another 2-3 minutes, until shrimp begin to float. Do not overcook!

While shrimp is cooking, prepare an ice bath by filling a bowl with some ice and water.

When shrimp is cookied, drain in colander and quickly run cold water over the shrimp, then dump shrimp into ice bath to stop cooking process. Keep cinnamon, allspice, etc with shrimp.

Allow shrimp to sit in ice bath for several minutes, then drain water. Transfer shrimp to a ziploc bag-spices and remaining ice should go in the bag too. Put the shrimp in the refrigerator overnight.

When ready to serve, lay shrimp on platter with some ice. Prepare cocktail sauce to taste by combining ketchup and horseradish to taste. Peel shrimp as you eat!

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MKELLYEMAIL.






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