For an appetizer that is quick & delicious, nothing beats a classic shrimp cocktail My version features plump shrimp cooked in a seasoned broth and chilled to tender perfection. Serve them with my zesty homemade cocktail sauce to create an elegant starer for any occasion. Smart Recipes, American Recipes, Seafood Recipes, Recipes Seafood American Shrimp Cocktail Shrimp Cocktail Recipe | CHEFBear.net PT15M Serves 6 6 Cups Water 1 Small Lemon 2 Cloves Garlic 2 N/A Bay Leaves 6 N/A Black Peppercorns 1/8 Cup Fresh Italian Parsley 3/4 Teaspoon Salt 1 Pound Large Shrimp 1 Cup Homemade Cocktail Sauce In a large saucepan over medium-high heat combine the water, lemon slices, garlic, bay leaves, peppercorns, parsley, and salt. Bring to a gentle boil. Reduce the heat to medium and simmer for 5 minutes and allow the flavors to meld. Add shrimp and cook for about 3 minutes, or until the shrimp are pink and fully cooked. Drain and rinse the shrimp under very cold water, and chill in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

Shrimp Cocktail

Shrimp Cocktail Recipe


For an appetizer that is quick & delicious, nothing beats a classic shrimp cocktail My version features plump shrimp cooked in a seasoned broth and chilled to tender perfection. Serve them with my zesty homemade cocktail sauce to create an elegant starer for any occasion.

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Recipe Information

Flavor Profile

American

Protein

Seafood

Category

Appetizers

Serves

6

Total Time

15 Minutes

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Ingredients

      • 6 Cups Water
      • 1 Small Lemon (Thinly Sliced)
      • 2 Cloves Garlic (Minced)
      • 2 Bay Leaves
      • 6 Black Peppercorns
      • 1/8 Cup Fresh Italian Parsley (Minced)
      • 3/4 Teaspoon Salt
      • 1 Pound Large Shrimp (Peeled And Deveined (Tails Left On))
      • 1 Cup Homemade Cocktail Sauce (Recipe Associated)

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan over medium-high heat combine the water, lemon slices, garlic, bay leaves, peppercorns, parsley, and salt. Bring to a gentle boil.
  2. Reduce the heat to medium and simmer for 5 minutes and allow the flavors to meld.
  3. Add shrimp and cook for about 3 minutes, or until the shrimp are pink and fully cooked. Drain and rinse the shrimp under very cold water, and chill in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

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Nutrition & Cost Facts

Calories

87 kcal

Carbs

2 g

Fat

1 g

Protein

15 g

Cost Per Serving

$1.88

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