Shrimp Mold

Oxmoor House
4 cups

Ingredients

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About 2 1/2 quarts water
3 1/2 pounds unpeeled medium shrimp, uncooked
1 cup butter or margarine, softened
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon ground mace
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
4 to 6 drops hot sauce
Paprika
Fresh parsley sprigs (optional)
Lemon slices (optional)
Pimiento strips (optional)

Preparation

Bring water to a boil; add shrimp, and reduce heat. Simmer 3 to 5 minutes. Drain well. Peel and devein shrimp.

Grind shrimp or reduce almost to a paste in a food processor. Add butter; blend well. Stir in mayonnaise, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, mace, salt, pepper, and hot sauce.

Lightly oil a 4-cup fish mold, and line with plastic wrap. Pack shrimp mixture firmly into mold; chill several hours or overnight. Turn out onto a serving dish, and peel off plastic wrap. Sprinkle with paprika. Garnish with parsley, lemon slices, and pimiento, if desired. Serve with crackers.

Created date

February 2010