Shrimp Cocktail

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Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
Serves: 4-6


1 2-ounce bag of prepared shrimp boil
2 teaspoons salt
1 Florida onion, sliced
2 quarts water
1 Florida lemon, sliced
1 clove garlic, sliced
2 pounds large Florida shrimp, peeled, tail on


Combine all ingredients, except shrimp, in a 4-quart sauce pan. Bring to a boil on high heat. Add shrimp and reduce heat to medium-high. Simmer 6 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until shrimp turn pink and opaque throughout. Do not overcook. Drain shrimp and cover with ice to chill. Serve in a martini glass or on a flat plate; garnish with parsley and lemon slices. Serve with favorite dipping sauce.


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