*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                          Mexican Shrimp Cocktail
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Seafood                          Appetizers
                 Mexican
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      Cup           Water
      1/3  Cup           Lime Juice
    1      Each          Clove Garlic; Finely Chopped
    2      Teaspoons     Salt
                         Pepper
   24      Each          Shrimp; Raw
    1      Each          Avocado; Peeled And Chopped
    2      Each          Jalapeno Chiles
      1/4  Cup           Tomato; Chopped
    2      Tablespoons   Onion; Chopped
    2      Tablespoons   Carrot; Finely Chopped
    2      Tablespoons   Cilantro; Fresh, Snipped
    2      Tablespoons   Vegetable Oil
    1 1/2  Cups          Lettuce; Finely Shredded
                         Lemon Wedges
 
 NOTE: Shrimp should be peeled and deveined. Jalapeno Chiles should be seeded and
finely chopped.
 
 Heat water, lime juice, garlic, salt and pepper to boiling in a 4-quart Dutch
oven; reduce heat.  Simmer uncovered until reduced to 2/3 cup.	Add shrimp. 
Cover and simmer 3 minutes; do NOT overcook.
 Immediately remove shrimp from liquid with slotted spoon; place in bowl of iced
water. Simmer liquid until reduced to 2 T; cool.  Mix reduced liquid, shrimp and
remaing ingredients except shredded lettuce and lemon wedges in a glass or
plastic bowl .	Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour.	Just before serving place
1/4 cup lettuce on each of 6 serving dishes.  Divide shrimp mixture among dishes.
 Garnish with lemon wedges.
 
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