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Bloody maria & mexican shrimp cocktail

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Medium / Huntley & Palmers Flatbread Minis Chilli Relish

One drink + one bar snack = the ultimate Mexican party. Swap out the vodka of the traditional Bloody Mary for tequila and you have yourself a spicy Bloody Maria cocktail and shrimp cocktail snack

Recipe courtesy of our friends at The Lucky Taco

Bloody Maria

1 serve – Hi ball glass

 

Ingredients

60mls Tequila of your choice
120ml Tomato juice
30mls Lemon juice
4 dashes Worcestershire sauce
4 dashes hot sauce. We used The Lucky Taco’s Habanero Sauce 
1 x tsp horseradish
½ tsp wholegrain or dijon mustard
Salt & Pepper

 

Garnish

The Lucky Taco’s Chilli Salt
1 green chilli
1 cherry tomato
Small skewer

 

Steps

Step 1. 
Pour a small amount of The Lucky Taco chilli salt onto a small plate or saucer.

Step 2. 
Prepare your glass by running a wedge of lemon around the edge of the rim.  Lightly dip the glass into the chilli salt to coat the rim.

Step 3. 
Slice a chilli and cherry tomato lengthways and feed through a small skewer.  Sit this across your glass as the garnish. 

Step 4. 
Place glass to the side.

Step 5. 
Strain into glass, top with ice and enjoy!

 

Mexican Shrimp Cocktail

Serves 4
Prep time: 30 mins
Ready to serve: 1 hr 30mins

 

Ingredients

½ brown onion – chopped
¼ cup fresh lime juice
250 grams cooked shrimp – peeled and tails removed
½ cucumber – finely chopped
½ stalk celery – finely chopped
1 tomato – chopped
1 jalapeno pepper – seeded & finely chopped
½ bunch fresh coriander leaves – chopped
2 teaspoons of salt
2 teaspoons of ground black pepper
1 cup tomato or Clamato juice
½ cup chilled ketchup
1 avocado – chopped into small cubes
1 Tablespoon hot sauce – we used The Lucky Taco’s Chipotle Hot Sauce 

 

Steps

Step 1. 
Mix lime juice and onion in a small bowl and set aside

Step 2. 
In a large bowl toss and combine shrimp, tomato, cucumber, celery, jalapeno, salt and pepper

Step 3. 
In a separate bowl, whisk tomato juice, ketchup, coriander and hot pepper sauce.  Add to lime juice and onion and stir together.

Step 4. 
Stir dressing into shrimp mixture.

Step 5. 
Gently fold in avocados.

Step 6. 
Cover and place in refrigerator to chill for at least an hour before the guests arrive!  Serve with Huntley & Palmers Chilli Relish Flatbread Minis on the side

 

Please Drink Responsibly

cheers

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