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what to do with 2 lbs of leftover shrimp (cocktail) now re-frozen?

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amyamelia Dec 29, 2006 06:22 PM

I know, never refreeze... but I didn't see my brother stick the bag of thawed pre-cooked shrimp back in the freezer. Just found it last night.

I don't really like shrimp cocktail...so what else can I do with this massive 2 lb BLOCK of shrimp? Need to use it all at once as I'll have to thaw the whole thing. They are pre-cooked and peeled (with tails still on).

Some kind of pasta?
stirfry?

help?

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    Mill City Modern RE: amyamelia Dec 29, 2006 06:33 PM

    Here's the list of Chow shrimp recipes:

    http://www.chow.com/search?query=shri...

    I think stirfry or a curry would be a good option.

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      atlantanative RE: amyamelia Dec 29, 2006 06:37 PM

      Invite some friends over for gumbo or shrimp creole

      1. jenniebnyc RE: amyamelia Dec 29, 2006 07:22 PM

        We make a Shrimp and Marinara sauce for pasta.

        Sautee chopped shrimp with OO and garlic and white wine. Put to side with juices.

        Make marinara and add shrimp and reserved juice...add a touch of cream.

        Serve over pasta.

        1. NovoCuisine RE: amyamelia Dec 29, 2006 07:27 PM

          Midnight shrimp platter! Reheat them gently with some red pepper paste and garlic.

          1. shindiganna RE: amyamelia Dec 29, 2006 07:34 PM

            Lasagna There are probably a million recipes for seafood or shrimp lasagna out there.

            1. Katie Nell RE: amyamelia Dec 29, 2006 08:16 PM

              I've been wanting to try this shrimp dip out for a long time... http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/rec...

              Also, I think of this as being more of a summery dish, but I would eat it at anytime too! Barefoot Contessa's shrimp salad- it's amazing! http://www.leitesculinaria.com/recipe...

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                amyamelia RE: amyamelia Dec 30, 2006 08:47 PM

                thank you thank you thank you all.

                I was afraid this shrimp would go to waste, but i think i can make something delish with it!

                I looked on epicurious and found a recipe for corn grits with shrimp, may try that...or shrimp sauce (red) for pasta.

                Thanks again, hounds!

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                1. scoobyhed RE: amyamelia Dec 30, 2006 09:49 PM

                  Try shrimp puffs. Great appetizer. The recipe's in the old (1973 I think) Joy of Cooking, but in essence it's whipped egg whites mixed with mayonnaise, cheddar cheese, finely chopped cooked shrimp and some spices. You put a dollop of the mix on a cracker and broil so it puffs up and starts to brown.

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