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My Family’s Christmas Recipes : Cocktail Di Gamberetti – Shrimp Cocktail (Appetizer)

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Only 22 days left until Christmas, and what could it be better than learning how to make a traditional Italian dinner to celebrate Christmas?

From now on until Christmas Eve, I’m going to be sharing my family’s Christmas recipes, the ones my Dad and my Grandma used to cook together to delight the palate of the whole family, the ones engraved into my soul.  

Let’s get it started with my family’s favorite Christmas appetizer : Cocktail Di Gamberetti – Shrimp Cocktail.

COCKTAIL DI GAMBERETTI – SHRIMP COCKTAIL

This recipe serves 4 people

Ingredients

1.5 pound shrimps

3/4 cup mayonnaise

1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil

1 tablespoon of Brandy

1 teaspoon Worchestershire sauce

2 tablespoons teaspoon tomato ketchup

salt

4 leaves of iceberg lettuce

lemon slices and fresh parsley, for garnish

Directions

Bring to boil a large pot of salted water .

Wash, peel and devein the shrimps .

Drop the shrimps into the pot of boiling water and boil for a couple of minutes.

Drain the shrimps into a colander, allow to cool completely and set aside.

In a medium bowl put the mayonnaise , brandy, Worchestershire sauce, tomato ketchup and salt (if necessary) .

Mix thoroughly until very well blended.

Add the shrimps and stir gently.

Rinse and pat-dry the lettuce leaves.

Place a generous amount of shrimps on each lettuce leaf.

Garnish with slices of lemon and fresh parley.

Buon Appetito & Buone Feste 😉

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