Perfect Boiled Shrimp and Cocktail Sauce

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by JackieOhNo!

From Good Food Magazine, September 1987

Top Review by Cyndi H.

This simple recipe provides perfectly cooked and flavored shrimp cocktail. We are using these during our Christmas Eve celebration and can't wait to share them with our loved ones!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat water, bay leaf, lemon and black peppercorns to boiling in large pot. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, shell and devein shrimp. Add shrimp and cook just until pink and slightly firm to the touch, about 3 minutes. Drain immediately and cool under cold running water.
  3. To make cocktail sauce, combine chili sauce, lime juice, horseradish, hot red pepper sauce, and Worcestershire sauce in bowl.

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