3 cups tomato juice
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1⁄4 cup fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
dash hot sauce (to taste)
1 cup cucumber or zucchini (finely diced)
1 red pepper (diced into 1/4 inch pieces)
4 medium tomatoes (chopped)
1⁄2 medium red onion (finely minced)
3 cloves garlic (pressed)
salt and pepper to taste
3 to 6 tablespoons fresh cilantro or other fresh herb (chopped)
Yields: 6 servings
Heat a pot of water to simmering and add shrimp. Cook briefly until just done, about 3 minutes. Drain, chop and cool.
Combine all ingredients leaving some chopped herbs as garnish.
Serve cool, garnished with the chopped herbs.
Cooked scallops and other seafood also work well.