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Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Mayo Building, M-9
407 South Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0800
(850) 617-7300

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Adam H. Putnam, Commissioner

Florida Seafood Recipe

Florida Shrimp Cocktail

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1 2-ounce bag prepared shrimp boil
2 teaspoons salt
1 onion, sliced
2 quarts water
1 lemon, sliced
1 clove garlic, sliced
2 pounds shrimp, large, peeled, tail on

Combine all ingredients, except shrimp, in a 4-quart sauce pan. Bring to a boil on high heat. Add shrimp and reduce heat to medium-high. Simmer 6 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until shrimp turn pink and opaque throughout. Do not overcook. Drain shrimp and cover with ice to chill. Serve in a martini glass or on a flat plate; garnish with parsley and lemon slices. Serve with favorite dipping sauce.

4 servings

Nutritional Value Per Serving
Calories: 220, Calories From Fat: 25, Total Fat: 3g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Trans Fatty Acid: 0, Cholesterol: 445mg, Total Carbohydrates: 0g, Protein: 47g, Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0.01g

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Shrimp Cocktail

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