"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali

Shrimp Cocktail and Sauce Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


This recipe for Shrimp Cocktail and Sauce, by , is from The Stacy Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Nancy Stacy
Added: Wednesday, January 2, 2008


1 lemon
Kosher salt
2 lbs. large shrimp (about 30)

1 cup ketchup
2 tbsp horseradish
2 tsp. fresh lemon juice
1/2 tsp, Worcestershire sauce
1/4 tsp. hot sauce (tabasco)

Cut the lemon in half and add it to a large pot of boiling salted water. Add the shrimp and cook, uncovered, for only 3 minutes, until the shrimp are just cooked through,
Remove with a slotted spoon to a bowl of cool water.
When the shrimp are cool enough to handle, peel and devine them.
Keep cold until ready to serve.

For the cocktail sauce, combine all ingredients together and stir.

Serve with the shrimp.




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!