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How much shrimp do you need for a cocktail party?

Asked: Jim Saric, Last Updated:

For a really great shrimp cocktail, you want to go with large shrimp. I use a 21-25 count, which means there are 21-25 shrimp per pound. Buy them deveined and easy peel, but uncooked. Whether they're peeled or not already doesn't matter.

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