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Shrimp Martini

Type: Fish, Shellfish
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

1 lb 454g / 16ozMedium shrimp - cooked, peeled,
  And tails removed
1   English cucumber - diced medium
1/2 cup 31g / 1.1ozDiced red onion
1 tablespoon 15mlMinced cilantro
1 tablespoon 15mlLemon juice
1 teaspoon 5mlLime juice
2 tablespoons 30mlPrepared horseradish
2 cups 474mlKetchup
1   Tabasco - to taste
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlCoarsely-ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlKosher salt
4   Lime
8 sections  Cilantro
1 section  Avocado - sliced lengthwise (medium)
  Into 12 slices
1   Lemon - cut into wedges
  Tortilla chips

Recipe Instructions

In a medium bowl, combine the shrimp, cucumber, onion, minced cilantro, lemon and lime juices, horseradish, ketchup, Tabasco and pepper and salt. Toss to mix thoroughly. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.

Divide the mixture into four chilled martini glasses. Cut a notch on each slice of lime and put one on the edge of each glass. Garnish each martini with 2 cilantro sprigs and a fan of 3 avocado slices. Place each glass on a salad plate with a couple of lemon wedges and some tortilla chips. Serve with additional tortilla chips for scooping.

This recipe yields 4 servings.

Each serving: 343 calories; 26 grams protein; 41 grams carbohydrates; 5 grams fiber; 10 grams fat; 2 grams saturated fat; 172 mg. cholesterol; 1,857 mg. sodium.

The Los Angeles Times, 09-17-2003


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