Spicy Orange Shrimp Cocktail

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Cook Time 35 min
  • Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 2 cups 100% Pure & Natural Orange Juice No Pulp 500 mL
  • 2 tsp hot pepper flakes 10 mL
  • 2 cloves garlic, halved
  • 1/2 tsp each salt and pepper 2 mL
  • 1 bag Uncooked Colossal Freshwater Shrimp (8/10) 454 g
  • 1 ripe avocado, peeled and pit removed, diced
  • 3 tbsp finely chopped red onion 45 mL
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro 30 mL
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

  • Step 1

    Place orange juice, hot pepper flakes, garlic, salt and pepper in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to a very gentle simmer. Meanwhile, peel shrimp, leaving tails attached. Immerse shrimp in orange juice mixture and poach for 3 to 4 min. or until shrimp are just opaque. Do not overcook.

  • Step 2

    Use a slotted spoon to remove shrimp, and drain on a paper-towel-lined plate. Refrigerate. Reserve 3 tbsp (45 mL) of poaching liquid, removing garlic pieces, and cool.

  • Step 3

    Combine avocado with cooled poaching liquid, red onion and cilantro; season with additional salt and pepper to taste. Divide avocado mixture and shrimp among four plates or glasses and serve.

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Nutrition Facts

  • Nutrition Description Per serving (1/4 of recipe):
  • Calories 140
  • Fat 7 g
  • Saturated Fat 1 g
  • Carbs 6 g
  • Protein 14 g
  • Cholesterol 6 mg
  • Fibre 3 g
  • Sodium 700 mg
  • Potassium 240