HOW TO PREPARE SHRIMP COCKTAIL
Yield: 6 ServingsIngredients:2 Lemons, Halved2 to 3 Bay Leaves
1 ½ cups Cocktail Sauce
How to prepare the Cocktail Sauce:
- Fill a large saucepan with water. Add the bay leaves, squeeze in the juice from one of the lemons, and add the unsqueezed lemon halves. Bring to a boil over high heat, reduce the heat to medium, and simmer for 30 minutes.
- Add the shrimp to the simmering water so that they are completely immersed. Bring the water to a boil and cook the shrimp for 4 to 5 minutes if thawed and for about 8 minutes if frozen. Drain in a colander and cover with crushed ice to chill. Discard the lemon halves and bay leaves.
- Remove the shrimp from the ice and put the chilled shrimp in a container. Cover and refrigerate for 1 to 2 hours.
- Serve the chilled shrimp with the Cocktail Sauce.