Boil the eggs and cut them in quarters. Peel the tomatoes, make them empty and cut into cubes. Peel the gray shrimps. Cut the mango, cucumber and carrot into sticks of equal thickness and length. Divide a lemon slice into four pieces. Mix mayonnaise and ketchup with a dash of gin.  In champagne coupes: a bottom of finely chopped lettuce, a leaf of whiteloaf (Belgian endives), the sticks of mango, carrot and cucumber, a quarter of an egg, shredded spring onion, some tomato cubes, a spoonful of hand-peeled gray shrimps. Finish with a slice of lemon and a sprig of chervil. Serve the sauce into a separate jar. The "decoration" of a shrimp cocktail has almost no restrictions for any amateur chef with inspiration. Various ingredients can be used in different combinations.  For example, avocado, mandarin oranges, shoots of red cabbage, dried cherry tomatoes, unpeeled shrimps for decoration, sticks of an apple, quail eggs instead of chicken eggs.

Grey North Sea shrimp cocktail

mango carrots cucumber tomato chervil
chicory egg shrimps lemon slice

spring onion

lettuce

mayonnaise

ketchup

gin

A Recipe Guide For The Amateur Chef Belgian Cuisine

Grey North Sea

shrimp cocktail

Boil the eggs and cut them in quarters. Peel the tomatoes, make them empty and cut into cubes. Peel the gray shrimps. Cut the mango, cucumber and carrot into sticks of equal thickness and length. Divide a lemon slice into four pieces. Mix mayonnaise and ketchup with a dash of gin.  In champagne coupes: a bottom of finely chopped lettuce, a leaf of whiteloaf (Belgian endives), the sticks of mango, carrot and cucumber, a quarter of an egg, shredded spring onion, some tomato cubes, a spoonful of hand-peeled gray shrimps. Finish with a slice of lemon and a sprig of chervil. Serve the sauce into a separate jar. The "decoration" of a shrimp cocktail has almost no restrictions for any amateur chef with inspiration. Various ingredients can be used in different combinations.  For example, avocado, mandarin oranges, shoots of red cabbage, dried cherry tomatoes, unpeeled shrimps for decoration, sticks of an apple, quail eggs instead of chicken eggs.
mango carrots cucumber tomato chervil
chicory egg shrimps lemon slice

spring onion

lettuce

mayonnaise

ketchup

gin

a recipe guide for the amateur chef Belgian Cuisine