How to Make Shrimp Cocktail. Shrimp Cocktail is a delicious appetizer that is pretty easy to make. The cocktail sauce can be made a few days in advance, and the shrimp can be cooked one day in advance so if you're making this dish for serving guests, this is a great way of minimizing the work you have to do on the day.
Things You'll Need
- 15 large shrimps
- 1/2 cup Heinz chili sauce
- 1 tbsp lemon or lime juice
- 1/2 cup catsup
- 1/2 cup finely chopped parsley
- 1/2 cup horseradish
- 1 drop hot sauce
- 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
- 1/2 tsp salt
- Lemon or Lime juice
- Hot Sauce
- Heinz Chili Sauce
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Combine all ingredients except the shrimp to make the cocktail sauce. Let the sauce chill for two hours to allow flavors to blend.
De-vein the shrimp and discard the heads and shells.
Boil the shrimp in water for 3 to 4 minutes. Remove from the heat as soon as the shrimp are opaque.
Drain the shrimp and put them in ice water to prevent them from cooking any further.
Put 3 or 4 shrimps in a cocktail dish for a single serving, over a bed of iceberg lettuce.
Pour cocktail sauce over the shrimp or serve it on the side for dipping.
Garnish with lemon wedges if desired.