Summer Mango Shrimp Cocktail
Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: Jamaican
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Serves: 4
A tangy summer shrimp cocktail recipe uses the succulent textures of our juiciest and most refreshing of summer fruits, mango and watermelon to complement the sweetest wild shrimp we buy from our favourite local fisherman
  • 2 small ripe mangoes, peeled and pitted
  • 1 small red onion, diced
  • ½ cup diced cucumber
  • ½ cup diced watermelon
  • 1 small jalapeno chilli, seeded and diced
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 12 jump shrimp, shelled, de-veined, cooked and chilled
  • 2 tablespoons crushed peanuts
  1. Cut 1 mango into eight 1-inch-wide wedges for garnish.
  2. Dice the remaining mango into ½-inch s.
  3. To make the salsa: In a large bowl, combine the diced mango, red onion, cucumber, watermelon, chilli, lime juice, olive oil, cilantro, salt, and pepper.
  4. Mix well, cover, and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes or up to 4 hours.
  5. Divide the salsa among 4 stemmed glasses.
  6. Place 3 shrimp on the rim of each glass.
  7. Garnish each with 2 mango wedges and sprinkle with ½ tablespoon peanuts.
Recipe by Hotel Mockingbird Hill at