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shrimp with fresh cocktail sauce

Shrimp with Fresh Cocktail Sauce

Fresh, tangy, homemade sauce with a citrus kick is just what's needed to make sure your shrimp are super delicious!
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Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 1 lb shrimp - cleaned , deveined with tails on
  • olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


Heat oven to 425 degrees.

  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Lay shrimp on paper and drizzle with olive oil. Sprinkle on salt and pepper. Place in oven to roast for 6 to 8 minutes or until tails turn bright pink.
  • Remove pan from oven. Let shrimp cool then place on a serving platter.

Fresh Cocktail Sauce

  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon prepared grated horseradish
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoon worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh cracked pepper
  • 3-4 dashed hot sauce - Texas Pete
  • In a medium size bowl, place ketchup, lemon juice, horseradish and worcestershire sauce and stir until blended. Add salt, pepper and hot sauce, stirring to mix well. Taste and adjust seasoning. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.