Shrimp Cocktail a la Bloody Mary, photo by Una PizcaPhoto by Una Pizca

Shrimp Cocktail a la Bloody Mary

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Shrimp Cocktail a la Bloody Mary is guaranteed to bring life to any occasion with its zesty, spicy punch!

We love a good cocktail and we love shrimp! The combo of these two things give us Shrimp Cocktail a la Bloody Mary.

Inspired by the famous drink, it's perfect to serve as an appetizer or as finger food - or as we like to call it in Venezuela pasapalos. This dish is guaranteed to bring life to any occasion.

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Ingredients

  • Tomato Sauce
  • 2 cups tomato juice
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce
  • Celery for garnish
  • Shrimp
  • 2 cups shrimp peeled and cleaned
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste

Directions

Tomato Sauce
  1. In a bowl, combine tomato juice, lime juice, Worcestershire sauce and your hot sauce of choice. Set aside.
Shrimp
  1. Preheat the oven to 450 °F.
  2. Season the shrimp with olive oil, a dash of salt and pepper, and place on a baking sheet.
  3. Bake for four minutes. Remove from the oven and wait for the shrimp to finish cooking in the remaining heat from the tray. Set aside to cool down.
Assembly
  1. Fill the shot glasses halfway with tomato sauce, and serve one shrimp in each glass. Garnish with celery and serve chilled.
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