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Shrimp Cocktail

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Shrimp Cocktail

Ingredients

for 4 servings

  • 2 lb large shell-on shrimp (910 g)
  • 1 bottle white wine
  • 2 cups water (480 mL)
  • 1 head garlic, halved crosswise
  • 2 lemons, halved crosswise, plus wedges, for serving
  • kosher salt, to taste
  • cocktail sauce, for serving

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 265
  • Fat 4g
  • Carbs 9g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sugar 1g
  • Protein 46g

Estimated values based on one serving size.

Preparation

  1. Use a paring knife to make a slit down the back of a shrimp to expose the vein. Use the tip of the knife to get under the vein and pull the vein out. Remove the rest of the shell, leaving the tail on. Repeat with the remaining shrimp.
  2. In a large stock pot over medium-high heat, combine the white wine, water, garlic, halved lemons, and salt and bring to a boil.
  3. Add the shrimp and cook until pink and tender, about 3 minutes. Remove the shrimp from the poaching liquid with a slotted spoon.
  4. Serve the shrimp with cocktail sauce and lemon wedges.
  5. Enjoy!

Ingredients

for 4 servings

  • 2 lb large shell-on shrimp (910 g)
  • 1 bottle white wine
  • 2 cups water (480 mL)
  • 1 head garlic, halved crosswise
  • 2 lemons, halved crosswise, plus wedges, for serving
  • kosher salt, to taste
  • cocktail sauce, for serving

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 265
  • Fat 4g
  • Carbs 9g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sugar 1g
  • Protein 46g

Estimated values based on one serving size.

Preparation

  1. Use a paring knife to make a slit down the back of a shrimp to expose the vein. Use the tip of the knife to get under the vein and pull the vein out. Remove the rest of the shell, leaving the tail on. Repeat with the remaining shrimp.
  2. In a large stock pot over medium-high heat, combine the white wine, water, garlic, halved lemons, and salt and bring to a boil.
  3. Add the shrimp and cook until pink and tender, about 3 minutes. Remove the shrimp from the poaching liquid with a slotted spoon.
  4. Serve the shrimp with cocktail sauce and lemon wedges.
  5. Enjoy!

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