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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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  1. chowser RE: zainab13 May 7, 2011 11:24 AM

    Frozen ice rings are the easiest and pretty.

    1. hala RE: zainab13 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/...

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

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

      1. horseshoe RE: zainab13 May 8, 2011 06:25 PM

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

        1. LaLa RE: zainab13 May 8, 2011 06:43 PM

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

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            zainab13 RE: 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!

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