Mediterranean cocktail

Mediterranean Cocktail

Preparation time: 10
Cooking time: 10


  • 24
    crayfish tails
  • 2
    ea Jalapeno chillies
  • Tbs
    tb Onion; chopped
  • 1 1/2
    lettuce; finely shredded
  • 2
    Cilantro; fresh, snipped


Crayfish should be peeled and deveined. Remove seeds from the Jalapeno Pepper and cut into strips. Heat water, lime juice, garlic, salt and pepper to boiling in a 4-quart Dutch oven; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered until reduced to 2/3 cup. Add crayfish. Cover and simmer 3 minutes; do NOT overcook. Immediately remove crayfish from liquid with slotted spoon; place in bowl of iced water.

Simmer liquid until reduced to 2 T; cool. Mix reduced liquid, crayfish and remaining ingredients except shredded lettuce and lemon wedges in a glass or plastic bowl. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour. Just before serving place 1/4 cup lettuce on each of 6 serving dishes. Divide crayfish mixture among dishes. Garnish with lemon wedges.

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