Chesapeake Bay-Style Shrimp Cocktail

Total Time:
25 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
10 min

Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • Shrimp:
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 pounds large tiger prawns, uncooked, shelled with tails on, deveined
  • 1/2 teaspoon seafood seasoning (recommended: Old Bay)
  • Cocktail Sauce:
  • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1/2 teaspoon seafood seasoning (recommended: Old Bay)
Directions

To a large saute pan, with a lid, over medium-high heat, add the water and shrimp and cover until cooked, about 5 to 10 minutes. Remove the shrimp with tongs to a medium bowl and let cool. Add the seafood seasoning and toss well to coat the shrimp.

In a small mixing bowl, add the lemon juice, mayonnaise, ketchup and seafood seasoning. Whisk until incorporated. Divide the cocktail sauce evenly among 6 ramekins.

Put each ramekin in a slightly larger bowl and divide the shrimp evenly to the inside of the bowls before serving.

This recipe was provided by professional chefs and has been scaled down from a bulk recipe provided by a restaurant. The Food Network Kitchens chefs have not tested this recipe, in the proportions indicated, and therefore, we cannot make any representation as to the results.


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