California Shrimp Cocktail




Total Time: 4 hrs, 30 mins

Yield: 12 servings

Dish Size: 3-piece Lidded Chill & Serve Set






  • ⅓ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ⅓ cup white wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp lime juice
  • 2 large shallots, minced
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp orange zest
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp crushed red pepper
  • 3 Tbsp chopped fresh basil
  • 1 pound large cooked shrimp, peeled with tails
  • 2 large navel oranges, peeled and sectioned


Guacamole Salsa

  • 3 large avocados
  • 1 green onion, chopped finely
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • pinch of salt
  • 3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp reserved citrus marinade
  • 5 ounces whipping cream, unsweetened
  • 2 Tbsp prepared mango salsa





  1. In a medium bowl whisk together the olive oil, white wine vinegar, lemon juice, lime juice, shallots, Dijon mustard, orange zest, salt, crushed red pepper, and chopped basil. 
  2. Reserve 2 tablespoons of the marinade. Pour the remaining marinade into a large Zip-loc® bag along with the shrimp. Seal and shake to coat. Refrigerate for 4-8 hours. 
  3. Drain shrimp and set aside. 
  4. For the guacamole salsa, peel avocados and remove the pits. Place in a blender with green onion, garlic, salt, olive oil, the reserved marinade, and cream. Puree until smooth. 
  5. Stir in mango salsa. Spoon mixture into top bowl of temp-tations® 3-Piece Lidded Chill & Serve Set and garnish with sectioned oranges. 
  6. Fill larger bowl of Chill & Serve Set with ice, set smaller bowl inside. Arrange chilled shrimp around edge of larger bowl. Serve immediately and enjoy!