Shrimp With Spicy Bloody Mary Sauce

Total Time
20mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
10 mins

This is no ordinary shrimp dip. the sauce is a zesty blend of diced tomatoes, worcestershire sauce, paprika and garlic, spiked with a touch of vodka. This recipe was created with the popular Bloody Mary drink in mind. Taking the ingredients I like in the drink, adding some consistency to the blend with the canned diced tomatoes and bottled chili sauce. Although the seasoning and tapatio lend a bit of heat, it doesn't overpower the other flavors. Serve in mini martini shot glasses gives your guests a personal and unique appetizer. Great for entertaining Shrimp and sauce can be made 1 day ahead. Cook time does not include chill time.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Freeze a stainless steel bowl while preparing the shrimp and sauce.
  2. In medium saucepan, combine water, wine, vinegar, lemon juice, red pepper flakes and salt; bring to a gentle simmer over medium heat. Add shrimp; cook 3 to 4 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Strain; place shrimp in ice chilled bowl to cool. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  3. Place all sauce ingredients except vodka in food processor or blender; process until sauce is almost smooth. Stir in vodka. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes. (Shrimp and sauce can be prepared up to 1 day ahead.) Serve shrimp with sauce.