Shrimp Cocktail Sauce

When you make this simple dipping sauce from scratch, the bright flavors complement the sweet meat of boiled shrimp instead of masking it. Cocktail sauce isn’t just for shrimp, though. Try it with crab, oysters, fried fish, and other seafood.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 5 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 3⁄4 cup tomato ketchup
  • 1⁄4 cup chili sauce
  • 1⁄4 cup grated horseradish
  • 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1⁄4 tsp. hot pepper sauce
  • 1⁄4 tsp. celery seeds
  • 1⁄4 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1⁄4 tsp. salt


  • Combine all ingredients and chill until ready to serve.