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San Juan Shrimp Boat

Ingredients
2 lg. ripe avocados
Lemon juice
2 med. tomatoes
1 tsp. sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
Pepper to taste
1/8 tsp. ground turmeric
1 tsp. chopped parsley
2 green onions, minced
Sprig fresh mint, chopped fine
1/2 tsp. cider vinegar
1/2 tsp. water
Dash of cayenne pepper

Preparation:
Halve avocado and remove seeds. Scoop out pulp and dice. Put shell with lemon juice and set aside. Peel and chop tomatoes. Mix all remaining ingredients except shrimp and watercress. Pour over tomato and avocado pieces, mix carefully. Fold in shrimp. Pile mixture in avocado shells, top with water cress, sprigs and chill. Makes 4 servings.

Dill Marinated Shrimp

Ingredients
26 – 30 peeled, cooked & deveined shrimp–MARINADE:–1/4 c. salad oil
2 tbsp. dry wine
6 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
1 tsp. dill
Few grains garlic powder
1 drop Tabasco
1/4 tsp. salt
1 1/2 tsp. chopped chives

Preparation:
Cook shrimp. Combine marinade. Add shrimp and marinate for 8 hours. Drain and serve.

Shrimp Avocado Salad

Ingredients
1 sm. avocado, peeled & seeded
1/2 c. buttermilk
3 oz. cream cheese
1 tbsp. lemon juice
1 sm. garlic clove
1/4 tsp. hot pepper sauce
6 c. torn romaine lettuce
1 lb. shrimp
18 cherry tomatoes, halved
4 oz. Swiss cheese, cut in strips

Preparation:
Cube avocado. Place in blender with buttermilk, cream cheese, lemon juice, garlic and hot pepper sauce. Arrange lettuce in a bowl. Arrange shrimp, tomatoes and Swiss cheese on to of Romaine. Sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper. Toss with avocado dressing.

Shrimp Ball

Ingredients
1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
2 (4.5 oz.) cans shrimp, well drained
2 tbsp. minced onions
1 tbsp. lemon juice
1 tbsp. horseradish
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tbsp. minced parsley
1/2 c. chopped nuts (opt.)

Preparation:
Mix all ingredients and form into a ball. Refrigerate until firm. Mix ketchup and horseradish together to taste. Make a well in the center of the shrimp ball and fill with ketchup mixture, spreading the mix over the entire shrimp ball. Serve with crackers or toast. Parent

Baked Stuffed Shrimp

Ingredients
1 to 1 1/2 Uneeda biscuits, crumbled
Lemon juice, real squeezed, to taste
2 sticks butter, melted
Parsley
Worcestershire sauce

Preparation:
Clean shrimp (cook with shells on). Grease the pan with butter. Split open backside of shrimp and take out vein. Put stuffing on top. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes. Serve with hot melted butter.