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What's your favorite way to present shrimp cocktail?

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zainab13 May 6, 2011 09:07 PM

Hi everyone, I'll be having a party at which I'd like to serve shrimp cocktail. Can you give me your favorite ways to present it? It'll be for a group of about 40 and I won't have time to use individual cups, so platter or bowl-type presentations would be best. Thanks!

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    zainab13 May 9, 2011 07:59 AM

    Thanks everyone! I think I'll go with the punch bowl idea from the link that Lala posted. I did a search before posting but didn't find that thread so thanks for digging it up!

    1. LaLa May 8, 2011 06:43 PM

      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/412865

      1. horseshoe May 8, 2011 06:25 PM

        Mexican style. Served in a goblet with a sauce made from tomatoe juice, chopped jalapenos, avacado, etc...

        1. hala May 7, 2011 01:34 PM

          It is kind of hard to make it pretty if you don't have time.

          If you have time, you could make a shrimp tree:

          http://www.colincowie.com/party-tips/christmas-shrimp-ideas

          http://local.yahoo.com/info-46040955-...

          You can also use a pineapple for the base of the shrimp tree.

          1. chowser May 7, 2011 11:24 AM

            Frozen ice rings are the easiest and pretty.

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