Return to life cocktail (vuelve a la vida)
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Return to life cocktail (vuelve a la vida)
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Last updated 6/12/2012 1:20:13 AM. Recipe ID 51870. Report a problem with this recipe.
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      Title: Return to life cocktail (vuelve a la vida)
 Categories: Fish/shellf, Appetizers
      Yield: 4 Servings
 
    1/2 lb Octopus
      3 lb Small to medium shrimp
    1/3 lb Crab meat
    1/3 lb Squid
           Cocktail Sauce (recipe
           Follows)
      1 sm Ripe tomato, chopped
      1    Serrano chile, seeded and
           Minced
      1    Avocado, peeled and chopped,
           Plus enough for garnish,if
           Desired
      2    Green onions, including tops
           Sliced into fine disks
      2 tb Minced cilantro
 
  Boil each type of seafood in salted water separately, until tender:
  
  Octopus: You may have to purchase a whole octopus. A large one (more
  than l pound) may require up to 2 hours; a smaller one may take only
  l 1/2 hours. Cut the thick portions of cooked octopus meat into
  1/2-inch rings, but leave the slender tips of the ten
  
  Shrimp The shrimp are done when they turn pink about 3 to 4 minutes.
  After cooking, cool and peel.
  
  Crab meat Fresh crabmeat requires about 3 minutes of cooking. Cool and
  remove meat from the shells.
  
  Squid: Cut the squid into 1/4-inch rings, removing the hard core from
  the head and separating the tentacles into 3 or 4 bunches. Boil only
  for about l0 minutes; overcooking will toughen meat.
  
  Prepare the sauce. Toss the prepared seafood with the vegetables and
  cilantro. Serve in old-fashioned ice-cream sundae glasses or in fluted
  goblets. If desired, you may garnish with slices of avocado. Makes
        4    servings.
  
  Cocktail Sauce: Mix together 1/2 cup ketchup, 1/2 cup fresh lime
  juice, 1/4 cup water and salt to taste.
  
  Per serving: Calories 281  Fat 10g  Cholesterol 314 mg Sodium 831 mg
  Percent calories from fat 32%
  
  Dallas Morning News 3/27/96
 




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Recipe ID 51870 (Apr 03, 2005)

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