Ready to move beyond the classic shrimp cocktail? We thought so! Hard cider (fermented apple juice) infuses the shrimp with a faint hint of sweetness and subtle fruitiness. Cook shrimp up to 1 day ahead, then stir together a quick and colorful salsa just before serving.

Recipe by Southern Living September 2013

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Credit: Hector Sanchez

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
15 mins
total:
1 hr 45 mins
Yield:
Makes 6 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Devein shrimp. Bring cider and salt to a boil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add shrimp; remove from heat. Cover and let stand 5 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Stir in ice; let stand 5 minutes. Remove shrimp; chill 1 to 24 hours. Serve with salsa.

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