Kate Heyhoe

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Shrimp and Fresh Tomato
Tequila Cocktail



6 portions

2 pounds fully ripened fresh tomatoes
     (about 4 large)
1 jalapeño pepper, seeded, finely chopped
     (about 1 tablespoon)
1 tablespoon grated lime rind
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 tablespoons tequila
2 tablespoons lime juice
1 tablespoon orange-flavored liqueur (optional)
1-1/2 pounds large or jumbo shrimp, peeled, deveined and cooked

Remove stem ends from tomatoes and finely chop (makes about 4 cups). In a small bowl, combine tomatoes, jjalapeño, lime rind, salt, pepper, tequila, lime juice and liqueur (if using) until blended; chill. Spoon an equal amount of the tomato salsa into 6 margarita or wine glasses or on lettuce-lined salad plates. Surround with chilled shrimp, dividing evenly. Garnish with a celery leaf, if desired.

Per Portion: 142 calories, 20 g protein, 2 g fat, 8 g carbohydrate


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