Nothing is better with boiled, steamed or roasted shrimp than a simple cocktail sauce. I could dunk shrimp in this thick tasty quick cocktail sauce all day long. This sauce went perfectly with the Bubba Gump shrimp I made on my Char-Broil Big Easy and my Old Bay Peel’N Eat Shrimp. In the time it took the shrimp to cook I made a big batch of sauce and was eating delicious shrimp in less than 10 minutes.
Add a few shakes of your favorite hot sauce or a few pinches of red pepper flake for a little kick. I prefer my quick cocktail sauce really cold. I stick it in the freezer for a bit just before serving.
If you prefer to use pre-made cocktail sauce with your shrimp, I can’t recommend Frog Bone’s Bayou Cocktail sauce enough. It combines the flavor of a traditional cocktail sauce with Cajun seasonings. It’s outstanding!
This sauce is also great for dipping crispy fried shrimp.
Quick Cocktail Sauce
- 1 cup chili sauce
- 1/4 - 1/2 cup prepared horseradish
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- Freshly ground black pepper
- Whisk together the chili sauce, horseradish and lemon juice.
- Season with black pepper, to taste.
Nutritional values are approximate.