Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Pepper Jack Shrimp Cocktails

 



Pepper Jack Shrimp Cocktails

1 pound (26 to 30 count) frozen shrimp, cooked and deveined
1/2 pound pepper Jack cheese
1 bunch kale, rinsed
1/2 cup prepared cocktail sauce
toothpicks, frilled or fancy
1 lemon, cut into wedges, for garnish
  1. Thaw the shrimp under cold running water.
  2. Cut the cheese into 1/2-inch square cubes.
  3. Line a serving platter with kale.
  4. Pour cocktail sauce in a serving dish and place it in the center of the kale-lined platter.
  5. Place a cube of cheese in the center of each shrimp where the natural curve occurs. With a toothpick, skewer the shrimp, first through the tail, then through the cheese cube, then into the shrimp again. Place the skewered shrimp on the platter. Continue until all of the shrimp are skewered.
  6. \Arrange the lemon wedges on the platter to garnish.
  7. Chill the shrimp platter about 1/2 hour before serving.

Di's Delicious Deluxe Deviled Eggs 2011



 
Prep Time:
20 Min
Cook Time:
15 Min
Ready In:
45 Min

Ingredients

  • 6 eggs
  • 1/2 stalk celery, finely chopped
  • 1/4 onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • salt to taste
  • 1 dash hot pepper sauce
  • paprika, for garnish

Directions

  1. Place eggs in a medium saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring water to a boil and immediately remove from heat. Cover and let eggs stand in hot water for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from hot water, cool and peel.
  2. Cut eggs in half. Remove yolks and place in a medium bowl. Mash together with celery, onion, mayonnaise, salt and hot pepper sauce.
  3. Stuff the egg white halves with the egg yolk mixture. Sprinkle eggs with paprika. Chill covered in the refrigerator until serving.

Nutritional Information 

Amount Per Serving  Calories: 70 | Total Fat: 6.1g | Cholesterol: 107mg

Local Kine Wontons 2011


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Prep Time:
30 Min
Cook Time:
20 Min
Ready In:
50 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 quart oil for deep frying
  • 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 (12 ounce) package imitation crabmeat, flaked
  • 1 (5 ounce) can water chestnuts, drained and chopped
  • 5 green onions, chopped
  • 2 (14 ounce) packages wonton wrappers

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a large, heavy saucepan to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl, mix the cream cheese, soy sauce, imitation crabmeat, water chestnuts and green onions.
  3. Place approximately 1 teaspoon of the cream cheese mixture in the center of each wonton wrapper. Fold into triangles and seal edges with moistened fingers.
  4. In small batches, fry the wontons in the hot oil 3 to 4 minutes, until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.

Footnotes

  • Editor's Note
  • We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.

Nutritional Information 

Amount Per Serving  Calories: 169 | Total Fat: 8.7g | Cholesterol: 21mg