Jersey Girl Hot Sauce Shrimp Cocktail

Jersey Girl Shrimp Coctail

1 cup clam juice
1/4 tsp dried oregano
1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 1/4 cups peeled, seeded, diced ripe tomatoes
1 cup diced cucumber
1/2 cup diced celery
1/2 cup finely diced red onion
2 tablespoons seeded and diced jalapeno peppers
1/2 cup ketchup
1 tablespoon lime juice
2 tablespoons freshly chopped cilantro, plus more for garnish
3 tablespoons Original Jersey Girl Hot Sauce - If you like it extra spicy! OR
3 tablespoons Medium Heat Jersey Girl Hot Sauce
Step 1 
Place clam juice and oregano in a saucepan, bring to a boil over medium - high heat.  Add shrimp and stir just until shrimp turn pink and are not quite cooked through, about 2 minutes.
Transfer shrimp to a bowl with a slotted spoon.  Reserve liquid.  Let shrimp cool to room temperature. 
Step 2 
Place chopped tomatoes, cucumbers, celery, red onion and jalapenos in a mixing bowl.  Add ketchup, cooking liquid from the shrimp, lime juice, cilantro and Jersey Girl Hot Sauce.  Gently mix
until ingredients are well blended.
Step 3
Chop shrimp into bite-size pieces, leaving a few whole for garnishes. Stir chopped pieces in the vegetable mixture and wrap mixing bowl with plastic wrap.   Wrap the remaining whole shrimp in plastic wrap and refrigerate 
all or 2-3 hours.
Step 4
Serve, if possible in clear glass bowl.  Top with reserved whole shrimp and some cilantro leaves.  
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