Mexican Shrimp Cocktail
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Mexican Shrimp Cocktail

Prep: 25 minutes plus chilling • Serves: 8

1 can (14.5 ounces) diced unsalted tomatoes
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 jalapeño peppers, seeded and minced
3/4cup clamato juice
3/4cup spicy hot 100% vegetable juice
1/2cup finely chopped red onion
1/2cup ketchup
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1/2teaspoon kosher salt
1 pound cooked, peeled and deveined tail-off shrimp
2 medium avocados, peeled, pitted and chopped
1 cup finely chopped English cucumber
1/4cup chopped fresh cilantro plus sprigs for garnish
6 lime wedges for garnish (optional)
Hot sauce (optional)

1.In large bowl, stir tomatoes with their juice, garlic, jalapeños, clamato juice, vegetable juice, onion, ketchup, lime juice and salt; cover and refrigerate at least 2 or up to 12 hours.

2. Add shrimp, avocados, cucumber and cilantro to vegetable juice mixture; gently toss. Makes about 6 cups.

3.Serve shrimp cocktail in martini or margarita glasses garnished with cilantro sprigs; serve with lime wedges and hot sauce, if desired.

Approximate nutritional values per serving: 

208 Calories, 9g Fat (2g Saturated), 115mg Cholesterol, 565mg Sodium,
17g Carbohydrates, 5g Fiber, 10g Sugars, 5g Added Sugars, 17g Protein

Chef Tip:
Serve with your favorite tortilla chips.