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"Appetizer, Shrimp Cocktail"

Serves 6 - 8 | Prep Time 15 minutes | Cook Time N/A

Why I Love This Recipe

I choose this recipe because I enjoy Shrimp.

Ingredients You'll Need

2 Ib. Ice
6 cups water
2 tablespoons kosher salt
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
1/2 small onion, (peeled and halved)
1 tablespoon small bunch parsley (divided)
2 lemons (divided)
2 Ib. shrimp (peeled and deveined)

1/2 cup mild chili sauce
1/2 cup ketchup
1 teaspoon lemon zest
2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon horseradish
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
2 dashes hot sauce
1/4 teaspoon celery salt


Fill a large bowl halfway with ice and add water to cover; set aside. Cut one lemon into wedges and set aside.

In large pot combine 6 cups water, salt, sugar, onion, and 5 sprigs parsley. Halve and juice remaining lemon and add to pot. Bring to a boil, then turn off heat and add shrimp to pot.

Let sit until shrimp are pink and cooked through, about 3 minutes. Remove shrimp from the pot with a slotted spoon or spider into the bowl of ice.

Make the cocktail sauce: Mix all ingredients in a small bowl until fully combined.

Pairs Well With

Lemon Wedges and Cocktail Sauce

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