Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 5 mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Add enough cold water to cover shrimp by 1 inch.
  2. Add peppercorns, lemon peel, bay leaf and salt. Bring to boil high heat and boil shrimp 30 seconds or until just turn pink and just cooked.
  3. Drain and rinse under running cold water and drain them thoroughly.
  4. Sauce: In a bowl combine all ingredients and chill.
  5. Line cocktail glasses with Bibb lettuce and add 1 tablespoon sauce to each glass.
  6. Divide shrimp among the glasses and garnish them with the remaining sauce and a slice of lemon.


Most Helpful

This is the shrimp cocktail recipe I have been searching for. Thanks. It made a wonderful appetizer.

Dawn September 18, 2001

Perfect sauce enjoyed by all - This combo is just right Thanks Helen for THE sauce I've been looking for

Bergy May 23, 2004

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