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Roasted Shrimp w/ Homemade Cocktail Sauce Recipe

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2 lbs. of Shrimp, peeled and deveined
3-4 garlic cloves, minced
2 tablespoons of olive oil
1/2 teaspoon of red pepper flakes
1 teaspoon of dry basil
salt & pepper

Cocktail Sauce:
1/2 cup of ketchup
2 heaping tablespoons of horseradish
2 tsp lemon juice
2 cloves minced garlic
2 tbs minced shallots
Salt & Pepper to taste
Italian seasoning

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
In a large bowl, toss shrimp, garlic cloves, red pepper flakes, dry basil, salt, pepper, and olive oil. Toss until all coated.
Spread shrimp out in a single layer on a baking sheet.
Bake for 8-10 minutes.
While the shrimp are cooking, in a small bowl mix ketchup and horseradish. Set aside.
Remove shrimp from the oven, let cool for 2-3 minutes.
Serve with homemade cocktail sauce.
Garnish with fresh parsley and lemon wedges.
Cocktail Sauce
combine all ingredients adjust spices to taste




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