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Friday, November 18, 2016

Cucumber Aspic Mold

4 cups cucumbers, peeled, seeded and grated
2 ¼ Tbs. plain gelatin (unflavored) Knox brand
½ cup cold water or chicken stock
¾ cup boiling water or chicken stock
6 Tbs. lemon juice
2 tsp. grated onion
1 Tbs. sugar
¼ tsp. "Mayous BBQ Spice"
salt and pepper

sliced tomatoes, cocktail salad shrimp, mayonnaise (optional)
Soak gelatin in cold water or stock. Dissolve gelatin mixture into boiling water or stock. Add lemon juice and onion. Add gelatin mixture to cucumber pulp with sugar, paprika, and salt and pepper to taste. Strain mixture and fill a wet ring mold or other small mold. Refrigerate until firm.
When jelly is firm, dip mold in hot water and invert onto a serving plate. Fill the center with cocktail shrimp, garnish the edges with tomatoes and serve with mayonnaise.

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