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Posted on 2007-10-16

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Shrimp Christmas Tree


3 lb Fresh or frozen shrimp
1/2 c Salt
2 qt -water
4 lg Bunches curly endive
2 1/2 Foot high Styrofoam cone
1 - 12 x 12 x 1-inch Styrofoam Square
1 sm Box round toothpicks
Cocktail Sauce


Thaw frozen shrimp.
Place shrimp in boiling salted water. Cover; simmer for about 15 minutes or until shrimp are pink and tender.
Peel shrimp, leaving last section of shell. Remove sand veins; wash. Chill.
Separate and wash endive. Chill.
Place cone in center of Styrofoam square.
Cover base and cone with overlapping leaves of endive. Fasten endive to Styrofoam with toothpick halves. Start at the outside edge of base and work up. Cover fully with greens to resemble Christmas tree.
Attach shrimp to tree with toothpicks.
Provide Cocktail Sauce for dunking.

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Source:Pastry Wiz
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thats awesome i will so try it next year!
Kaycee Rader on 2009-02-17

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