Mexican Shrimp Cocktail

Delicious shrimp cocktail.

Mexican Shrimp Cocktail

Difficulty: Beginner



Shrimp and Shrimp Stock

  1. You'll want to prep the shrimp and shrimp stock ahead of time.

    Allow it plenty of time to cool.

    Add Water, 1/4 Onion, Squeezed Lime rind, Garlic, Peppercorns and 1 tsp salt to 4-quart pot.

    Bring to a low boil.

    Add Shrimp to pot and cook for 3-4 minutes until done.

    Remove Shrimp and place in an ice bath to stop it from cooking.

  2. Once shrimp is cool enough to handle, peel shrimp placing meat into a bowl and shells back into the boiling pot.

    Place Shrimp meat in fridge to chill.

    Boil Shrimp Shells to create stock. (approx 20 mins)

    Strain shrimp stock into jars and place in fridge to cool.

Cocktail Sauce

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine 3/4 onion (finely chopped), cilantro, jalapeno, and lime juice.

    Mix well and place in fridge to chill 10 mins.

  2. In another large mixing bowl, combine ketchup, clamato, and tomato sauce. Mix well.

    Add tomatoes, cucumber, and celery to tomato sauce. Mix well.

    Add onion and cilantro mixture. Mix well.

Bring it together

  1. Chop shrimp into bite size pieces. Leave a few uncut for presentation.

    Place each serving of shrimp in a bowl or large schooner glass.

    Pour in shrimp stock to submerge shrimp.

    Pour in cocktail sauce to taste.

    Add 1/2 avocado to each serving.

  2. Serve with tortilla chips and top with hot sauce to taste.

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