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Margarita Shot-Glass Shrimp

Margarita Shot-Glass Shrimp
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 24
Get ready for raves! Individual zesty shrimp cocktails will be a hit at your next get-together.
Updated December 18, 2009

Ingredients

  • Lime wedges, if desired
  • Coarse salt, if desired
  • Coarse ground black pepper, if desired
  • 1 cup zesty cocktail sauce
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red or yellow bell pepper
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 cans (8 oz each) crushed pineapple in juice, drained
  • 24 cooked deveined peeled large shrimp (about 2 lb)
  • Cilantro sprigs, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    If desired, rub rims of 24 (2-oz) cordial glasses (shot glasses) with lime wedges; dip rims in coarse salt and pepper.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, mix cocktail sauce, bell pepper, lime juice and pineapple. Place about 1 tablespoon sauce mixture in bottom of each glass. Place 1 shrimp in each glass; top each with lime wedge and cilantro sprig. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate until serving time.

  • Buy plastic disposable shot glasses at a party supply store if you don't have enough glass ones.
  • Regular seafood cocktail sauce plus 1/8 teaspoon of ground red pepper (cayenne) can be used in place of the zesty cocktail sauce.
  • Alternate Method: In medium bowl, mix cocktail sauce, bell pepper, lime juice and pineapple. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate until serving time. To serve, spoon cocktail sauce mixture into small serving bowl; place on serving tray. Arrange shrimp around bowl of sauce. Garnish with lime wedges and cilantro sprigs.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
60
Calories from Fat
0
Total Fat
0g
0%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
75mg
25%
Sodium
210mg
9%
Potassium
140mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
6g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
5g
Protein
8g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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