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Zesty Shrimp Cocktail

This fresh shrimp appetizer recipe uses orange juice and horseradish in the homemade cocktail sauce.

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  • Makes: 8 servings
  • Yields: 8 to 10 appetizer servings
  • Prep: 25 mins
  • Chill: 2 hrs

Zesty Shrimp Cocktail

5.0 by 1 people
Rate me!
  • Makes: 8 servings
  • Yields: 8 to 10 appetizer servings
  • Prep: 25 mins
  • Chill: 2 hrs

Directions

  1. Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Peel and devein shrimp. Cook shrimp in lightly salted boiling water for 1 to 3 minutes or until shrimp turn opaque, stirring occasionally. Rinse in a colander under cold running water; drain. Chill for 2 hours or overnight.
  2. For sauce, in a screw-top jar combine ketchup, orange juice, salad oil, horseradish, salt, and cayenne pepper. Cover and shake well. Refrigerate until serving time.
  3. Serve shrimp with sauce.
  4. Makes 8 to 10 appetizer servings.

From the Test Kitchen

Shrimp and Avocado Cocktail:

Prepare shrimp and sauce as above. To serve, line 8 to 10 chilled martini glasses or individual plates with mixed torn salad greens. Halve, seed, peel, and dice 2 avocados and arrange in glasses or on plates. Peel and section 1 medium orange (or use 1/2 of an 11-ounce can mandarin orange sections, drained) and arrange in glasses or plates. Toss the shrimp with the sauce and place on top of the greens. Garnish with lime wedges.

Nutrition Facts (Zesty Shrimp Cocktail)

  • Per serving:
  • 92 kcal cal.,
  • 3 g fat
  • 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 1 g monounsatured fat),
  • 97 mg chol.,
  • 226 mg sodium,
  • 3 g carb.,
  • 2 g sugar,
  • 13 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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