Shrimp cocktail

Shrimp Cocktail comes from international shrimp cuisine .

With the name cocktail, a preparation is known that is prepared based on a combination of various proportions of various drinks (generally alcoholic) which are usually accompanied by multiple ingredients such as fruits, juices, sauces, creams and honey, among many others. In addition to all this, it is important to keep in mind that many times people talk about a cocktail based on various foods.

In this case, reference is made to the combination of some type of food with other ingredients and condiments. That is why, below, we will offer a practical recipe to make a delicious shrimp or prawn cocktail, which has no relationship whatsoever with traditional cocktails that are prepared with alcohol, but is based on shrimp or prawns accompanied by other ingredients that result in a delicious dish .



-1 kilo of shrimp tails.

-4 avocados or avocados of strong variety.

-1 small container of ketchup or tomato sauce.

-1 small container of mayonnaise.

-1/2 white onion.

-2 tablespoons of port .

-Various lettuce leaves to taste.

-Various slices of hard-boiled egg.

-Salt to taste.


Put the shrimp tails in boiled water for cooking, take them out and put them in a container when they turn red or orange.

Boil 2 eggs until cooked or hard for 5 minutes. When ready, put them in cold water to cool, peel them and cut into slices.

Peel and cut the onion finely. In a bowl mix well the mayonnaise, tomato sauce, port and the freshly chopped onion.

Wash the avocados or avocados, peel them and cut them into small pieces.

Take a cocktail glass and start to assemble the dish, put a lettuce leaf in the bottom, then the avocado or avocado pieces and finally the shrimp tails. Add the prepared sauce and garnish the preparation with hard-boiled egg slices.


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