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Honeydew Shrimp Appettizers

By PutoPinoy on Saturday, July 07, 2007 At Saturday, July 07, 2007


  • 1 sm. honeydew melon
  • 16 med. shrimp, boiled, shelled & cooked
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice


  • 1/2 c. part skim ricotta or lowfat cottage cheese
  • 6 tbsp. buttermilk (approximately)
  • Salt, if desired to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice or vinegar
  • 2 1/2 tbsp. snipped fresh dill

Make melon balls, or cut the melon into small cubes. Combine the melon with the shrimp and 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice. In a blender, whip the cheese with a few tablespoons of the buttermilk, gradually adding more buttermilk until the mixture achieves the consistency of heavy cream. Transfer the mixture to a small bowl and add the salt and pepper, 1 teaspoon of lemon juice or vinegar and the dill Pour the dressing over the melon and shrimp. Toss the ingredients and chill the mixture for 1 hour before serving. To serve, arrange the honeydew - shrimp mixture on a crisp lettuce leaf (red leaf lettuce is especially attractive).