Mexican Style Shrimp Cocktail

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Total Time
10 mins
30 mins

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

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