Shrimp Shooters

I have been admiring the mini parfait glasses at Pier1 for months, but added them to my “want but do not need list” for party entertaining.  However, I was super pumped when I found them at Marshall’s for less than half the price!  Score!!  There are so many fun things that you can serve in these mini dishes.  I love them for layered desserts, but they also make perfect glasses for serving shrimp cocktail.  I added a small romaine leaf, cocktail sauce, a medium size peeled shrimp, freshly squeezed lemon juice and a little lemon zest.  They make a beautiful presentation and a tasty bite-sized tapas dish.  This is a healthy holiday appetizer that you can feel great about serving to your guests!  Enjoy~

Shrimp Shooters

Cooked fresh shrimp, peeled and deveined (tail on) you can use frozen cooked shrimp, just thaw according to package directions
romaine leaves
zest of one lemon
juice of one lemon
cocktail sauce (recipe below)

Cocktail sauce:
1 cup organic ketchup
3 tbsp horseradish (or more to taste)
3 tsp fresh lemon juice
1/2 tsp Worchestershire sauce
dash salt
dash Tabasco sauce

Mix all ingredients and serve with shrimp. 

Place a small romaine leaf in each mini parfait glass.  Add cocktail sauce and place shrimp on top.  Squeeze a little lemon juice over each shrimp and top with a little lemon zest.  Easy breezy and oh so elegant!  Chill until ready to serve.

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  1. says

    These are so cool. My wife made something similar last year for my birthday, but it was actually a soup shooter. I love your lettuce treatment.

  2. says

    My husband would LOOOOOVVE you for making such a simple yet wonderful dish! Awesome ‘kick’ to find the glasses you wanted! They look beautiful all dressed up like that. Hope you find time to stop by my blog and check out the hot cinnamon milk mix I posted today…I made it sugar free and it’s oh so yummy. Enjoy a beautiful weekend and don’t wear yourself out Amee!

  3. Anonymous says

    Cocktail sauce, done. Prepped fresh shrimp, done. Assemble tomorrow for cocktail hour here in sunny Puerto Vallarta . Thanks for an easy peasy, eye catching appy.

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