Colombian Shrimp Cocktail
Colombian Shrimp Cocktail
Colombian Shrimp Cocktail
Colombian Shrimp Cocktail
Servings
2-3servings
Servings
2-3servings
Ingredients
The Shrimp
  • 1pound uncooked medium shrimp (40-50)peeled and deveined
  • water
  • saltto taste
The Sauce
  • 1tablespoon finely chopped red onion
  • 1/2 lime juiced (some people use a whole lime per serving)
  • 1tablespoon garlic water (see note below)**
  • 2tablespoons ketchup
  • 1tablespoon Mayonnaise
  • Saltine crackers for serving(optional)
Instructions
  1. Bring water to a boil in a medium pot over high heat. Add salt to taste and then add the raw shrimp. Reduce heat to medium and let shrimp cook until the water comes to a boil again (about three minutes). Drain the shrimp and then transfer to a bowl of iced water to stop the cooking process. Drain again and let it cool completely in the fridge.
  2. To serve, fill an 8 oz. cup or glass with cooked shrimp, add 1 tbsp of chopped red onion, squeeze the lime on top, add 1 tbsp garlic water, 2 tbsp ketchup and 1 tbsp mayonnaise. Stir really well and serve with saltine crackers on the side.
Recipe Notes

** To make the garlic water, fill a small airtight bottle or container with water, place 2-3 garlic cloves inside, cover it and keep it in the fridge overnight.