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Classic Shrimp Cocktail

classic shrimp cocktail Appetizer
Classic Shrimp Cocktail
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 6

This cocktail sauce was in the first Betty Crocker cookbook in 1950, along with the shrimp in another chapter. Now they appear together and it just seems to be right! MORE+ LESS-

Updated October 26, 2018

Ingredients

Shrimp

4
cups water
1 1/2
lb uncooked large shrimp in shells, thawed if frozen, peeled (tail shells left on) and deveined

Cocktail Sauce

1
cup ketchup
4
to 6 teaspoons prepared horseradish*
1
teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
2
or 3 drops red pepper sauce

Garnish, if desired

Lemon slices

Steps

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  • 1
    In 3-quart saucepan, heat water to boiling. Add shrimp. Cover and return to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered 3 to 5 minutes or until shrimp are pink; drain.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix sauce ingredients. Serve shrimp with sauce and lemon slices.
 

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
100
Calories from Fat
5
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1/2g
1%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
105mg
36%
Sodium
770mg
32%
Potassium
270mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
11g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
9g
Protein
12g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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