Shrimp Cocktail

Shrimp Cocktail
Recipe makes 2 servings.
Approximate Cook Time: 15 minutes
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1 pound(s) shrimp, shelled and de-veined
6 tablespoon(s) chili sauce, (Trinity Hills Farms recommended-- look for one without sugar)
2 tablespoon(s) lemon juice
1/2 tablespoon(s) horseradish
1 teaspoon(s) onion(s), grated
1 medium celery stalk(s), finely chopped
4 lettuce leaves


  1. Bring two quarts of water to a boil. Add shrimp and turn off heat. Let shrimp sit in the hot water for 3-5 minutes, until flesh is opaque throughout.
  2. Remove cooked shrimp from water and rinse with cold water to chill immediately.
  3. Meanwhile, whisk chili sauce, lemon juice, horseradish, and onion together to make the cocktail sauce.
  4. Toss chilled shrimp with chopped celery.
  5. Line cocktail cups with salad greens.
  6. Spoon in shrimp mixture, top with sauce, and serve cold.


  1. Britany

    Does the 1/2 T horseradish refer to grated horseradish root or prepared horseradish (in a jar with vinegar)?

    • Neely

      Britany – Either will work!

  2. pegstermm

    you can make your own cocktail sauce with low sugar ketsup and hot horseradish. add some Old Bay to it to give some more flavors. and even a little lemon juice.

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