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Vuelve a la Vida – Mexican Seafood Cocktail

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Vuelve a la Vida - Mexican Seafood Cocktail

An ideal way to revitalise yourself with a "Mexican Hangover Cure". It is a seafood cocktail with prawns, crab, clams and mussels with a sauce of clam juice and spicy tomatoes.
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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 17 minutes
Total Time: 32 minutes
Course: Appetiser
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4 servings
Author: The Cook

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Heat a stove-top grill or charcoal barbecue to high (or use broiler if desired). Place tomatoes and chillies on grill and allow to char, turning to black on all sides, about 5 minutes. Let cool to room temperature; do not peel. Chop tomatoes in quarters and place in jar of a blender. Cut stems off chillies, then cut them lengthwise. Remove seeds if desired. Add chillies to blender jar, along with ½ teaspoon salt, the paprika and 1 cup water. Blend to a rough purée, then pour into a bowl and let cool. You should have about 3 cups.
  • Put the clams and 1 cup water in a wide skillet with lid. Set pan over high heat and bring to a boil. Cover and let cook until all clams have opened, about 5 minutes. Transfer clams and cooking juices to a large bowl and let cool. Repeat process with mussels, adding another 1 cup water to pan. Transfer to another bowl (separate from clams).
  • Put shrimp in the wide skillet and cover with well-salted water. Place pan over high heat and bring to a simmer, then cook 1 minute. Remove shrimp with slotted spoon and let cool. Add squid to the same pan with simmering water and let cook just until firm, about 30 seconds. Drain squid and let cool.
  • Pluck clams and mussels from their shells, reserving clam juice. Peel and devein shrimp and cut in half lengthwise.
  • Thin tomato sauce with ½ cup clam juice. (Save mussel juice for another use; refrigerate for up to 2 days, or freeze it.) Add lime juice and adjust seasoning. Ladle a little sauce into 4 wide glasses or bowls. Add clams, mussels, shrimp, squid and crab meat to each glass. Add chopped onion and spring onion to each glass, then top with remaining sauce. Gently stir with a teaspoon to distribute ingredients. Chill well. Just before serving, garnish with sliced serrano chilli and coriander. Serve with lime wedges.
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