Add this spicy shrimp appetizer to your party or potluck menu. It's the perfect make-ahead recipe for any gathering.

Source: Family Circle

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Recipe Summary

prep:
40 mins
cook:
4 mins
total:
44 mins
Servings:
12
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a small bowl, soak red pepper flakes in vinegar for 30 minutes.

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  • Meanwhile, bring 3 quarts water to a boil. Add shrimp; simmer for 3 to 4 minutes (longer if shrimp was still frozen), until pink. Do not overcook.

  • Drain shrimp in colander and rinse with cold water to cool. Peel. If you want more pieces, cut each shrimp in half lengthwise.

  • Place vinegar-pepper liquid, ginger, garlic, sugar and salt into a blender. Blend until smooth. Put in small saucepan and bring to a simmer.

  • Place shrimp, onions and scallions in a glass bowl. Add hot sauce and stir to combine well. Cover; chill overnight. Serve with toothpicks.

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