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Caribbean Shrimp Bites

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Shrimp with Tostones - The classic Caribbean combination of GOYA Fried Plantains (Tostones) served with citrus-marinated shrimp comes alive in this fun and festive appetizer. Here, the shrimp soak up a quick lemon-cilantro marinade, and adorn freshly fried plantains to create party-perfect finger food. Sprinkle with avocado for a luscious touch.

Yield: 6 servings

Preparation Time: 10 min; Total: 20 min



Step 1:
In medium saucepot over medium-high heat, bring 2 cups water to boil; season with Adobo. Add shrimp. Remove pot from heat; cover tightly. Set pot aside until shrimp are pink, about 3 minutes. Drain shrimp and rinse under cold water until cool; set aside.

Step 2:
In large zip-top bag (or non-reactive container with lid), combine lemon juice, olive oil, 2 tbsp. cilantro, onions and jalape•o pepper; season with Adobo. Submerge shrimp in lemon mixture; seal bag and transfer to refrigerator. Chill until shrimp absorb flavor of marinade, at least 2 hours, or up to 24 hours.

Step 3:
To serve, remove shrimp from marinade, reserving 1/4 cup marinade. Arranged cooked plantains on serving platter. Evenly divide shrimp among plantains; drizzle with reserved marinade. Sprinkle shrimp bites with avocado and remaining cilantro.

Recipe image provided by and used with permission of Goya Foods, Inc.

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