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Shrimp Cocktail

prep:5 minutes
cook:7 minutes
ready in:12 minutes
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  • Serves: 6
  • Calories: 72
  • Total Fat: 0g
  • Total Carbohydrate: 3g
  • Protein: 14g

Shrimp cocktail always brings back memories of warm evenings at the shore, enjoying the company of family and the flavors of fresh seafood. This classic appetizer works well for casual, outdoor gatherings and formal affairs alike.

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Note, these instructions are written assuming the standard serving size, since you have modified the number of servings, these steps may need to be modified for best results
  1. Bring a large soup pot of water to boil over medium-high heat.
  2. Drop raw shrimp into boiling water.
  3. Cook until the shrimp rise to the surface and turn pink.
  4. Drain water from shrimp and rinse under cool water.
  5. Keep shrimp cold over ice.
  6. Garnish with lemon wedges and serve with a side of cocktail sauce.
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