Two Layer Shrimp Ring

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Total Time
4hrs 20mins
20 mins
4 hrs

It used to be that all party tables would include a jellied mold or aspic. This delicious molded shrimp ring makes a lovely summer main dish platter. Feel free to substitute crab, if you wish. Cooking time is refrigeration time. From an old newspaper clipping

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  1. Oil or spray a 4 1/2 or 5 cup ring mold.
  2. Arrange shrimp in prepared mold; chill while preparing gelatin.
  3. Combine gelatin, sugar and salt; mix well.
  4. Add water; stir until gelatin dissolves.
  5. Add 1 1/4 cups cold water, vinegar, and lemon juice.
  6. Chill one cup of gelatin mixture until it begins to thicken; pour over shrimp.
  7. Chill.
  8. Add mayonnaise or salad dressing to remaining gelatin mixture; beat until smooth.
  9. Chill until mixture begins to thicken.
  10. Fold in vegetables; pour over shrimp layer carefully.
  11. Chill until firm.
  12. Unmold onto salad greens.