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Tropical Shrimp Cocktail

Tropical Shrimp CocktailRecipe courtesy of California Raisin Marketing Board.

Recipe Ingredients:

Sauce:
Juice of 1 lime
Juice of 1 orange
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 small jalapeño pepper; seeded deveined and minced
2 tablespoons finely diced red onion
Kosher or sea salt and ground black pepper

Cocktail:
16 large cooked, peeled and deveined prawns size
1/3 cup California golden raisins
1 cup diced fresh pineapple
1 ripe mango, diced
1 firm-ripe avocado, diced
2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
2 tablespoons chopped mint
lime wedges for garnish

Cooking Directions:

  1. For Sauce: Whisk ingredients together and season with salt and pepper to taste. Refrigerate until needed.
  2. For Cocktail: In a medium mixing bowl, toss prawns with 2 tablespoons of the dressing to coat and set aside. Add remaining salad ingredients except lime wedges and toss with remaining dressing. Cover and chill well.
  3. Divide chilled fruit mixture among 4 stemmed cocktail glasses or small bowls. Top with the prawns (4 per serving) and garnish with wedges of lime.

Makes 4 servings.

Note: Sauce and cocktail ingredients should be prepared up to 1 hour in advance and refrigerated until ready to serve.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 240; Total Fat: 14g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 45mg; Total Carbs: 33g; Fiber: 7g; Protein: 7g; Sodium: 55mg.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of California Raisin Marketing Board.