Saturday, July 29, 2017

Shrimp Martini™

This is great for a summertime get-together or any time  I've used precooked shrimp which is just easier to use.

1 lb. Precooked Shrimp
1 - 2 oz. tequila (adjust amount needed)
1 avocado chopped
1/8 - 1/4 tsp. each: salt, pepper, dried parsley
1 lime zested and juiced
Dash each: hot pepper sauce, Worcestershire sauce
Pinch red pepper flakes
1 clove garlic chopped and crushed
Salt and pepper, enough to coat rim of glasses

Put shrimp in refrigerator to thaw into ready to use.

Put some salt, pepper, red pepper flakes on a clean small plate.

Wet 4 martini glasses with a clean wet napkin. Place glasses face down on plate with the salt, pepper and pepper flakes. Coat rim of glasses.

Place glasses in freezer until ready to use.

Peel and chop garlic, set aside.

Cut avocado in half, remove pit. Cut into cubes, place into a small bowl.

Zest lime into the bowl with avocados.

Cut lime in half and squeeze some over avocados to keep from spoiling. Put in refrigerator until ready to serve.

Juice rest of lime into a measuring cup.

Add tequila and rest of lime juice, salt, parsley, pepper, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce. Mix well.

Remove shrimp from refrigerator and place into a bowl. Pour tequila mixture over shrimp, toss to coat. Put shrimp in refrigerator to marinate until ready to serve 15 - 20 min.

To serve: Remove glasses from freezer.

Remove shrimp and avocado from refrigerator.

Spoon some of the shrimp and avocado into the glasses.

Serves 4.





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