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Peel N' Eat Shrimp with Homemade Cocktail Sauce

  • Servings
  • Hands-on time
  • Total time
  • Budget
  • 4
  • 10 min
  • 15 min
  • $$$$
Gatheredtable
adapted fromOnce Upon a Chef

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds extra large shrimp, shell split and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons Old Bay seasoning
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 cups water
  • 6 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1/2 tablespoon prepared horseradish
  • pinch cayenne pepper

Directions

Prep: 1. Rinse shrimp. 2. Juice lemon. Make: 1. Make cocktail sauce by combining ketchup, horseradish and cayenne. Adjust ratio as desired. Set aside. 2. Combine Old Bay seasoning, butter, and water in a large pot and bring to a boil. Add shrimp and turn heat down to medium. Cover and cook, stirring once, for 3-6 minutes or until shrimp are pink. 3. Remove shrimp from water and serve immediately.

Notes

We like to use half beer and half water for this recipe but it's by no means necessary.

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