This easy-to-make shrimp sauce is the only recipe you need for a shrimp cocktail appetizer that will be devoured every time. Our tried-and-true sauce is the perfect balance of sweet and tangy.

Carolyn Casner
Source:, November 2017


Recipe Summary

5 mins
5 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Stir ketchup, horseradish, lemon juice, Worcestershire and hot sauce in a small bowl. Refrigerate until ready to use. Serve with shrimp.



To make ahead: Refrigerate the sauce for up to 1 week.

Nutrition Facts

100 calories; protein 18.4g 37% DV; carbohydrates 7g 2% DV; exchange other carbs 0.5; dietary fiber 0.2g 1% DV; sugars 5.2g; fat 0.3g; saturated fat 0.1g; cholesterol 142.9mg 48% DV; vitamin a iu 120.7IU 2% DV; vitamin c 2.8mg 5% DV; folate 4.1mcg 1% DV; calcium 58.9mg 6% DV; iron 0.5mg 3% DV; magnesium 33.4mg 12% DV; potassium 276.1mg 8% DV; sodium 314.5mg 13% DV; added sugar 4g.

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Rating: 4 stars
says to serve with the shrimps but doesn't say how to get the shrimps into the sauce. heres an idea; put all the ingredients in a food processor and let it blend over night. next day you have shrimp sauce ready to eat. should have taken the shells off the shrimps first because they cut my mouth a bit. might not be 'classic' but saves precious time Read More