Red Lobster's Shrimp Tree Recipe

Red Lobster's Shrimp Tree Recipe
Serving Size: 4
1 styrofoam cone (18, 20, 22 or 24 inches
Curly lettuce, mustard greens, or kale
Cooked large shrimp -- tails on
Combination of cherry tomatoes, black
green olives, pineapple cubes, marinated
mushrooms, or baby corn - (select 2)
Cocktail sauce -- for shrimp
Lemon wedges -- for garnish
Cooking Directions:
Cut the center out of lettuce leaves and make long strips of the leaves, about 4 inches wide and as long as possible.
Start pinning leaves to the cone with toothpicks until completely covered with green, leaving rufflededges to stick out between shrimp and other items.
Makes rows of shrimp, tomatoes, pineapple or whatever you choose on the cone securing them with toothpicks.
You can leave toothpick handles or push them into the cone so the shrimp, olive or tomato can be picked from the tree with the fingers.
Garnish with lemon wedges.
Serve cocktail sauce in a separate bowl.
This recipe yields 4 to 6 servings.


Peggy Hall said...

So many of my family loves fresh vegetables and shrimp! This sounds like a wonderful idea for Christmas get togethers!! Like a Christmas tree of awesomeness!

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