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    Mexican Style Shrimp Cocktail

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    40 mins

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    Julesong's Note:

    Tasty! Probably "Mexican" in style rather than in authenticity, but all the same is delicious. :)

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    1. 1
      Heat water, lime juice, garlic, salt and pepper to boiling in a 4-quart Dutch oven; reduce heat.
    2. 2
      Simmer uncovered until reduced to 2/3 cup.
    3. 3
      Add shrimp.
    4. 4
      Cover and simmer 3 minutes; do NOT overcook.
    5. 5
      Immediately remove shrimp from liquid with slotted spoon; place in bowl of iced water.
    6. 6
      Simmer liquid until reduced to 2 T; cool.
    7. 7
      Mix reduced liquid, shrimp and remaining ingredients except shredded lettuce and lemon wedges in a glass or plastic bowl.
    8. 8
      Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour.
    9. 9
      Just before serving place 1/4 cup lettuce on each of 6 serving dishes.
    10. 10
      Divide shrimp mixture among dishes.
    11. 11
      Garnish with lemon wedges.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 06, 2001


      We loved this recipe. We made this with another recipe called Azteca Soup from Recipezaar. A very nice flavorful dish to go with soups.

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    • on November 18, 2007


      This is a mexican shrimp cocktail!!!!! I make this about once a month and add octopus, squid, scallops, crab meat, and its is soooo yummy, I got the recipe from my mother in law who is from Cabo san Licas. She adds other veggies, no carrots, or roasted red peppers, but sometimes celery or diced radishes

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    • on June 19, 2007

      This is not a bad recipe, however, this is not a mexican shrimp cocktail. It sounds like a tasty shrimp dish though.

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    Nutritional Facts for Mexican Style Shrimp Cocktail

    Serving Size: 1 (157 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 123.3
    Calories from Fat 87
    Total Fat 9.7 g
    Saturated Fat 1.3 g
    Cholesterol 30.2 mg
    Sodium 957.6 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 6.5 g
    Dietary Fiber 3.0 g
    Sugars 1.3 g
    Protein 4.4 g

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