Irish Dublin Prawn Cocktail

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

Shrimps in a tasty tomato and cream horseradish sauce.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 lb large shrimp or 1 lb prawns
  • 12 cup water
  • 12 cup vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons seafood seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 14 cup catsup
  • 14 cup whipping cream
  • 1 12 tablespoons prepared horseradish
  • 12 teaspoon lemon juice


  1. Wash shrimp under cold running water; drain.
  2. Combine water, vinegar, seafood seasoning, salt, and garlic in large saucepan; bring to boil. Add shrimp; stir well. Return to boil; cover. Reduce heat to low; cook approximately 10 minutes or until shrimp are pink and firm. Drain; rinse in cold water. Peel and devein shrimp, leaving last joint of tail intact.
  3. Arrange shrimp on bed of Bibb lettuce or on bed of crushed ice. Serve with Dublin Cocktail Sauce. Makes 3 to 4 servings.
  4. For the cocktail sauce, combine all ingredients; mix well. Chill until serving time.
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