Shrimp Cocktail with Jalapeno Peppers
Recipe type: Appetizer
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Serves: 8 to 10
Shrimp Cocktail with Jalapeno Peppers makes a wonderful appetizer. An easy recipe for shrimp cocktail ! The jalapeno peppers adds enough heat to the shrimp making them addicting and giving this shrimp dish such an incredible aromatic taste with a kick!
  • 2 pounds of large, peeled and deveined shrimp
  • 1 (7 ounce) can of pickled whole Jalapenos
  • ¼ cup of pickled liquid from the Jalapenos
  • ¼ cup fresh lime juice
  • ¼ cup minced fresh Cilantro
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  1. On stove top, place shrimp in water enough to cover the shrimp.
  2. Add a pinch of salt to the water. Bring water ONLY to a boil. Then turn off the heat.
  3. Cover and immediately remove from heat. Set aside for 1 minute.
  4. Drain and rinse the shrimp under COLD water to stop the cooking.
  5. Cut the Jalapeno peppers in half, lengthwise. Add the pickled juice, cilantro, lime juice and salt.
  6. Place Jalapeno peppers in a large bowl with the shrimp. Toss until all the shrimp are well coated.
  7. Cover and refrigerate for a few hours before serving. Serve chilled.
  8. Serves many.
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