Shrimp Cocktail Platter

Shrimp Cocktail Platter

Enjoy this distinctive platter heaped with shrimp and served with a tangy cocktail sauce – a delicious seafood appetizer!

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

1:20

Hr:Mins

Makes

26

servings

2
lb (26 to 30 count) cooked peeled deveined large shrimp with tails, thawed if frozen
1
cup purchased cocktail sauce
1
tablespoon lime juice
1
teaspoon chipotle or regular chile powder
Watercress or fresh parsley sprigs
Lemon slices
  1. Rinse shrimp; pat dry. Line a 4-cup bowl with enough plastic wrap so that it hangs over edge of bowl. Arrange a layer of shrimp in a spiral pattern in bottom of bowl. Add additional layers, filling all spaces and pressing down, until bowl is full.
  2. Fold the plastic wrap over shrimp. Place two 1-pound cans on top of shrimp and refrigerate 1 hour.
  3. Meanwhile, in small bowl combine cocktail sauce, lime juice and chile powder; mix well. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
  4. Unwrap bowl. Pull plastic wrap away from top of bowl. To unmold, place a large platter upside down over bowl, then turn platter and bowl over; remove plastic wrap. Garnish the shrimp spiral with watercress and lemon slices. Serve with sauce.
Makes 26 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Shrimp doesn't need a lot of dressing up to be beautiful, plus using cooked, peeled shrimp pares down the prep time.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (2 shrimp and 2 teaspoons sauce each)
  • Calories 45
    • (Calories from Fat 0),
  • Total Fat 0g
    • (Saturated Fat 0g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 65mg;
  • Sodium 190mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 3g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 2g),
  • Protein 7g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 1 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 0;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.