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Margarita Shot-Glass Shrimp

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Margarita Shot-Glass Shrimp
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 24
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Get ready for raves! Individual zesty shrimp cocktails will be a hit at your next get-together.
Updated May 4, 2010

Ingredients

  • Lime wedges, if desired
  • Coarse salt, if desired
  • Coarse ground black pepper, if desired
  • 1 cup zesty cocktail sauce
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red or yellow bell pepper
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 cans (8 oz each) crushed pineapple in juice, drained
  • 24 cooked deveined peeled large shrimp (about 2 lb)
  • Cilantro sprigs, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    If desired, rub rims of 24 (2-oz) cordial glasses (shot glasses) with lime wedges; dip rims in coarse salt and pepper.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, mix cocktail sauce, bell pepper, lime juice and pineapple. Place about 1 tablespoon sauce mixture in bottom of each glass. Place 1 shrimp in each glass; top each with lime wedge and cilantro sprig. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate until serving time.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Buy plastic disposable shot glasses at a party supply store if you don't have enough glass ones.
  • tip 2
    Regular seafood cocktail sauce plus 1/8 teaspoon of ground red pepper (cayenne) can be used in place of the zesty cocktail sauce.
  • tip 3
    Alternate Method: In medium bowl, mix cocktail sauce, bell pepper, lime juice and pineapple. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate until serving time. To serve, spoon cocktail sauce mixture into small serving bowl; place on serving tray. Arrange shrimp around bowl of sauce. Garnish with lime wedges and cilantro sprigs.

Nutrition

60 Calories, 0g Total Fat, 8g Protein, 6g Total Carbohydrate, 5g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
60
Calories from Fat
0
Total Fat
0g
0%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
75mg
25%
Sodium
210mg
9%
Potassium
140mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
6g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
5g
Protein
8g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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