Bloody Mary Shrimp Cocktail
- 6 cups water
- 1 lemon, halved
- 1 cup dry white wine
- 1 bay leaf
- 1/2 teaspoon peppercorns
- 1 bottle of your favorite vodka
- 1 bottle of a good store bought Bloody Mary mix
- 1 teaspoon cracked pepper
- Hot sauce, to taste
- Worcestershire sauce
- Olive juice, to taste
- Bamboo skewers, soaked in water for 30 to 60 minutes
- For the shrimp:
1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
Place 6 cups of water in a medium saucepan. Add lemon halves, white wine, bay leaf, peppercorns and salt, to taste. Bring to a boil and add the shrimp. Cook for 1 minute or until the shrimp turn pink. Immediately plunge shrimp into a bowl of ice water to stop the cooking process. Strain the shrimp and place into a bowl in the refrigerator until ready to use. In a large pitcher, mix 1-ounce vodka for every 6 ounces Bloody Mary mix. Season with cracked pepper, hot sauce, Worcestershire sauce, olive juice and shake. Serve in decorative glasses with skewered shrimp as garnish.
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