If you want a little more spice you can
add chopped jalapeno peppers into the liquid after it is strained.
Mexican Shrimp Cocktail
4 medium tomatoes diced
1 bunch green onions
1 bunch cilantro
1 lb. medium shrimp peeled (reserve shells)
1 jar clam juice
2 T. ketchup
juice of 2 limes
Wash cilantro, chop leaves and discard stems. Mix with tomatoes and onions and
set aside. Boil shrimp in clam juice (and enough water to cover the shrimp)
until pink. Remove shrimp and chill. Add shells to the liquid and simmer for 10
minutes. Strain the liquid and reserve.
To serve: In a tall glass, layer shrimp and tomato mixture in several layers.
Add ketchup, lime juice and tabasco sauce (to taste) to the reserved clam
liquid. Pour liquid over the shrimp to cover it. Chill until ready to serve.