Shrimp With Spiced Cocktail Sauce

Shrimp With Spiced Cocktail Sauce
Jonny Valiant
Jazz up a classic appetizer with a homemade cocktail sauce made with cumin, garlic, ginger, and mustard seeds.

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Serves 8
preparation
20
minutes
cooking
80
minutes

Ingredients

2
tablespoons
olive oil
1
small shallot, finely chopped
1
tablespoon
mustard seeds
1
teaspoon
finely chopped fresh ginger (from a 1/2-inch piece)
1
clove
garlic, finely chopped
kosher salt and black pepper
1/3
cup
tomato paste
1/4
teaspoon
ground cumin
1
teaspoon
sugar
2
tablespoons
chopped fresh cilantro
1 1/2
pounds
cooked peeled and deveined large shrimp

Directions

  1. Heat the oil in a small saucepan over medium heat. Add the shallot, mustard seeds, ginger, garlic, and ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the shallot is soft, 3 to 5 minutes.
  2. Add the tomato paste and cumin to the saucepan and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add the sugar and ½ cup water and stir to combine. Transfer to a small bowl and refrigerate until chilled, at least 1 hour. Fold in the cilantro and serve with the shrimp.

 

Charlyne Mattox
November 2012

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 115
  • Fat 4 g
  • Sat Fat 1 g
  • Cholesterol 126 mg
  • Sodium 212 mg
  • Protein 15 g
  • Carbohydrate 4 g
  • Sugar 2 g
  • Fiber 1 g
  • Iron 2 mg
  • Calcium 33 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.