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Shrimp Cocktail Sauce Recipe

A recipe for Shrimp Cocktail Sauce with a hint of spice.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 38kcal


  • 1/2 Cup Catsup
  • 2 heaping teaspoons horseradish -- prepared or more to taste.
  • 1 Tablespoon Lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon peel grated
  • 1/4 Cup Snap-E-Tom Juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • Pepper


  • For the shrimp: In a pot of water, add several stalks of fresh parsley. Cut a lemon in half, squeeze the juice into the water and then add the lemons. Toss in one bay leaf and a small stalk of celery with leaves. Salt the water and bring to a boil. Simmer for about 5 minutes. Turn up heat until boiling, add shrimp and boil until pink. That's 1 - 3 minutes depending on size of shrimp. With a slotted spoon, remove shrimp to a plate, cover and chill in the refrigerator for a couple of hours. Peel and devein. Serve with cocktail sauce.


Calories: 38kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 279mg | Potassium: 129mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 222IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 1mg