Florida Shrimp Cocktail
Recipe courtesy of Florida Agriculture Bureau of Seafood and Aquaculture.
1 (2-ounce) bag prepared shrimp boil
2 teaspoons salt
1 Florida onion, sliced
2 quarts water
1 Florida lemon, sliced
1 clove garlic, sliced
2 pounds large Florida shrimp, peeled, tails on
- Combine all ingredients, except shrimp, in a 4-quart sauce pan. Bring to a boil on high heat. Add shrimp and reduce heat to medium-high. Simmer 6 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until shrimp turn pink and opaque throughout. Do not overcook.
- Drain shrimp and cover with ice to chill. Serve in a martini glass or on a flat plate; garnish with parsley and lemon slices.
- Serve with favorite dipping sauce.
Makes 4 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 220; Calories From Fat: 25; Total Fat: 3g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 445mg; Total Carbs: 0g; Protein: 47g.
Recipe and photograph courtesy of Florida Agriculture Bureau of Seafood and Aquaculture.