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Sunday, December 02, 2007

Shrimp Cocktail in a Basket

(Hamur Sepetinde Karides Kokteyl, Bosporus Style - Istanbul)

Shrimp Cocktail in a Basket
3/4 cup medium sized shrimp, frozen, cooked, peeled and de-veined
1 Romaine salad leaf, green part, cut in julienne
2 patty shells, follow baking instructions on the box

1 tsp Dijon mustard
2 tbsp tomato ketchup
2-3 tablespoonful mayonnaise
1 pinch crushed red pepper

Mix all the sauce ingredients in a bowl. Add the shrimp and green leaves, toss.

Fill the patty shells equally with the mixture. Arrange one Romain leaf on the plate. Place the basket on it and serve.



At 2:12 PM, Blogger Dubbelörn said...

I'm glad to find that you will have your own cookbook for sale :). I've been reading here for a long time now. I've made sigara boregi and linked the recipe to you.

(My husband is fr Istanbul)

At 9:59 PM, Blogger Binnur said...

Hi Dubbelornen,
Thank you! I just checked your website, they look so crispy and delicious. Ellerine saglik:)

At 4:34 PM, Blogger Dubbelörn said...

I've found so many recipes in here which I've impressed both husband and friends with ;)

As you perhaps noticed I've also a link to your website in my blog :)

Looking forward to the appetizers for New Year...

At 2:06 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I w3as looking for hours for a Turkish "Shrimp cocktail sauce" Finalmente!! I found it in your site. The outcome was INCREDIBLE!! even better than the very famous YEKTA restaurant in Valikonagi. Thank you again for sharing it. I will continue to read your delicious recipes.Best Of Luck!
Stephen Strumza NYC,
Master Sommelier

At 9:16 AM, Blogger Binnur said...

Hi Stephen,
I used to go to Yekta since I was a teenager. Thank you for reminding me of good memories that I have back at home:D


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