cocktail sauce


A combination of ketchup or chili sauce with prepared horseradish, lemon juice and tabasco sauce or other hot red pepper seasoning. Cocktail sauce is used with seafood and as a condiment for hors d'oeuvres, etc.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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