This tart twist on the country's classic shrimp cocktail uses tomatillos in place of tomatoes.

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Credit: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Kevin Crafts

Recipe Summary

total:
45 mins
Yield:
Serves 6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Chop tomatillos coarsely. Purée half each of tomatillos, onion, and broth in a blender with garlic. Rub through a fine strainer into a stainless steel bowl; discard contents of strainer. Finely chop remaining tomatillos. Add remaining tomatillos, onion, and broth; cucumber; 2 tbsp. lime juice; 2 tsp. hot sauce; and the oregano to bowl and stir.

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  • Nest bowl in ice water; stir often until cold, 15 minutes. Add avocado and cilantro and, if you like, more lime juice and hot sauce.

  • Note: Nutritional analysis is per 1-cup serving.

Nutrition Facts

111 calories; calories from fat 52%; protein 3.8g; fat 6.5g; saturated fat 1.1g; carbohydrates 12g; fiber 4.2g; sodium 58mg; cholesterol 10mg.
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