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Ceviche-Style Shrimp Cocktail

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Ceviche-Style Shrimp Cocktail
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 15 min
  • Ingredients 16
  • Servings 10

Spice up simple shrimp cocktail with a relish that has a bit of a kick.

Updated December 31, 2009

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2
    lb cooked deveined peeled medium shrimp, thawed if frozen, tail shells removed
  • 1
    large avocado, pitted, peeled and diced
  • 1
    medium cucumber, peeled, diced
  • 3/4
    cup finely chopped red onion
  • 3/4
    cup sliced green onions (12 medium)
  • 2
    plum (Roma) tomatoes, chopped
  • 1
    serrano chile, seeded, chopped
  • 1/2
    cup finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 3/4
    cup ketchup
  • 1/2
    cup Bloody Mary mix
  • 1/3
    cup seasoned tomato-clam cocktail
  • 1/3
    cup fresh lime juice
  • 1
    teaspoon salt
  • 1/2
    teaspoon garlic salt
  • Few drops red pepper sauce, if desired
  • Saltine crackers, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    In large bowl, place shrimp, avocado, cucumber, onions, tomatoes, chile and cilantro; toss gently to mix.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, mix remaining ingredients except crackers until blended. Pour over shrimp mixture, stirring to mix.
  • 3
    Cover and refrigerate 1 to 2 hours to marinate. Spoon 3/4 cup shrimp mixture into each of 10 glasses. Serve with saltine crackers.

  • Saltine crackers are a typical accompaniment to this Latin-American inspired appetizer, but oyster crackers could be used as well.
  • Since this appetizer needs to marinate to fully develop its flavors, it's a great recipe to do ahead.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
170
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
12%
Saturated Fat
1g
6%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
95mg
31%
Sodium
650mg
27%
Potassium
520mg
15%
Total Carbohydrate
13g
4%
Dietary Fiber
4g
16%
Sugars
7g
Protein
12g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
30%
30%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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