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What's your favorite way to present shrimp cocktail?

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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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  1. Frozen ice rings are the easiest and pretty.

    1. 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/...

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

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

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

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

          1. 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!