Old-fashioned shrimp cocktail is overdue for a makeover. Learn how to make this modern take on the classic appetizer, with homemade cocktail sauce too!

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  • Shrimp, serving size scaled to number of guests.
  • Cocktail Sauce
    • ½ cup Ketchup
    • 1-3 tbsp Horseradish
    • Juice of ½ a Lemon
    • Freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • Baby Boston Lettuce


  1. Clean and cook your shrimp, then set aside. Learn how to prepare shrimp – Watch Here Now!
  2. To make the homemade cocktail sauce, add ketchup, horseradish, lemon juice, and black pepper to a small bowl. Whisk all ingredients to combine. Adjust ingredients to taste.
  3. To assemble the shrimp cocktail, take one lettuce leaf turned upright to form a cup. Spoon in a small amount of cocktail sauce and top with a shrimp. Repeat this process with all of the shrimp and place on a large serving platter. Garnish with more freshly ground black pepper. Enjoy!
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