Shrimp Martini

Number of Servings: 
16 - U/15 Ocean Garden shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 - ripe mango (small), dice
1 - ripe papaya (small), dice
2 - roma tomatoes (small), dice
½ - red onion (small), dice
1 - red bell pepper (small), dice
1 - green bell pepper (small), dice
1 - bunch cilantro chopped (2 tablespoons)
1 - lime, juiced
1 - teaspoon honey
1 ½ - tablespoons vegetable oil
Salt and pepper to taste
4 - ounces prepared cocktail sauce
4 - pitted green olives
4 - Slices lime
2 - ounces wasabi aioli

Poach shrimp in 2 quarts salted water until cooked through (3 minutes). Remove and chill in ice water.

Salsa: Mix all ingredients and season with salt and pepper.

To serve: Arrange 4 oversized martini glasses (about 10 oz) with salsa. Divide salsa evenly among the 4 glasses. Arrange 4 shrimp per glass. Garnish each with olive and lime slice. Make a web design on 4 separate plates with the cocktail sauce and wasabi, aioli. Place 1 glass on each plate and serve.

Ocean Garden Products, Inc. and Chef Lou Imbesi, Catelli Ristorante, Voorhees, NJ

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We already know that shrimp is low in fat and calories. But if you are concerned about cholesterol, there is good news. You do not have to give up shrimp! Research shows and dietitians concur that the high percentage of "good fats" in shrimp reduces the impact of cholesterol. So enjoy shrimp as part of a balanced - and delicious - diet.