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Avocado, shrimp and grapefruit tower

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Origin of dish:  UK
Type of cooking:  Hob
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes
Ingredients (serves 2):

    Grapefruit juice
    225g sugar
    1 tablespoon of merkén*
    Fresh black pepper and salt
    2 firm Chilean Hass avocados, chopped lengthways
    10 shrimps, cooked, skinned and deveined
    1 Grapefruit cut into segments


1. In a small pan, heat the grapefruit juice, sugar and merkén over a medium heat. Cook for 10 minutes or until the sugar dissolves and the liquid is half evaporated. Cool and set aside.

2. Place slices of avocados on 2 plates. Add shrimps and grapefruit segments forming layers. Sprinkle grapefruit syrup and season with fresh salt and pepper.
Advice: Note: Merkén is an unique smoked chili pepper mix originally from the
Mapuche Indian population of Chile.
To make your own merkén, blend 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves, 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper, ½ teaspoon paprika and ½ teaspoon ground
coriander seeds.

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