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Classic Shrimp Cocktail {with Cocktail Sauce}

Libby with Lemony Thyme
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 3 mins
Total Time 13 mins
Servings 2


For cocktail sauce...

  • 3/4 cup ketchup
  • 2 Tbl. prepared horseradish or to taste
  • 1 tsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 dash Worcestershire Sauce

For shrimp cocktail...

  • 1 lb. large fresh shrimp in shells
  • 1 tsp. Old Bay seasoning


For cocktail sauce...

  • Combine all ingredients and chill.

For shrimp cocktail...

  • Combine 2 quarts of water with Old Bay seasoning and bring to a boil. Turn off heat and add shrimp. Allow to cook for about 2 - 3 minutes or until the shrimp turn pink. Drain and cool to room temperature. Peel, leaving tail in tact. Remove vein along curve of shrimp.

To serve...

  • Place shrimp around edge of glass bowl filled with ice. Serve with cocktail sauce.