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Shrimp Cocktail

This is a wonderful dish to serve with any meal, or as an appetizer for a holiday meal. The addition of parsley and lemon slices as a garnish will compliment the red color of the shrimp for that festive appearance. This is sure to be a hit with seafood lovers!

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  • Steam the Shrimp for about 5 minutes or until they turn pink.
  • Be careful not to overcook.
  • After the shrimp are steamed, allow them to cool and remove the shells, leaving the tail in place.
  • Refrigerate while you prepare the sauce In a small serving bowl prepare the sauce by mixing the catsup, Worcestershire sauce, horsradish, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
  • Just prior to serving, fill a larger serving bowl with crushed ice and place the bowl of cocktail sauce in the center to chill.
  • Arrange sprigs of parsley and lemon around the center bowl on top of the ice to enhance the green and red color scheme.
  • Arrange the steamed shrimp around the edge of the larger bowl with the tails hanging over the edge of the bowl.
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"This is a wonderful dish to serve with any meal, or as an appetizer for a holiday meal. The addition of parsley and lemon slices as a garnish will compliment the red color of the shrimp for that festive appearance. This is sure to be a hit with seafood lovers!"
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  1. Luby Luby Luby
    Excellent cocktail sauce, Little Bee. The only change I made was to add 1 tsp Tabasco Sauce. It's the perfect flavor and just the right amount of "kick". I can't wait for tomorrow to dive into it with those yummy boiled shrimp.
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  2. Little Bee
    This is a wonderful dish to serve with any meal, or as an appetizer for a holiday meal. The addition of parsley and lemon slices as a garnish will compliment the red color of the shrimp for that festive appearance. This is sure to be a hit with seafood lovers!
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