Nothing says “party” like shrimp cocktail. This classic h'orderves is a staple at soirées. Whether you pile it up on a platter, or arrange it old-school in a cocktail glass, this fancy fete nosh is simple to make and elevates any appetizer spread. Primal Kitchen Cocktail Sauce is unsweetened, organic, Whole30 Approved®, and Keto Certified, so all your guests can confidently enjoy this delicious dish.
Shrimp Cocktail Recipe
Celebrate any special occasion with this flavorful and fun appetizer.
Time: 10 minutes
Shrimp with Keto Cocktial Sauce
2 lb shrimp, deveined
Large bowl filled with ice
2 tbsp. Salt
6 cups of water
½ small onion, peeled and loosely chopped
1tbsp. Fresh parsley
1 lemon, cut
1 jar of Primal Kitchen Cocktail Sauce
In a large pot, combine water, salt, onion, parsley and juice from the lemon.
Bring the water to a boil, then turn off the heat.
Add the shrimp to the pot and let them sit for about three to four minutes, or until pink.
Remove the shrimp and place them into the bowl of ice.
Serve the shrimp with Primal Kitchen Cocktail Sauce.
Nutrition information calculated with Cronometer for 1/6 of a serving of the recipe.
Calories 170, Protein 40 grams, Fat 0 grams, Carbs 3 grams
How to Make Shrimp Cocktail
Skip the caterer and forgo the pickup order–a delicious shrimp cocktail can be made right at home. Start with 1lb of fresh, deveined shrimp and a pot of boiling water.
How to Tell if Shrimp is Deveined
Check the outer edge of the shrimp for the black line. If the line is still present, the shrimp hasn’t been deveined. It’s not necessary to devein shrimp before eating, but most folks prefer to for aesthetic reasons. You can by deveined shrimp or cut the “string” black line out carefully at home.
How to Cook Shrimp for Shrimp Cocktail
Shrimp cocktail will turn a pale pink when it’s ready, which usually takes about three minutes in boiling water. Slightly seasoning the water with parsley, onions, and lemons will add a delicate, fresh taste to the shrimp.
How Long Does Shrimp Cocktail Last in the Fridge
While this dish is best served immediately, you can enjoy shrimp cocktail that’s been properly stored in the refrigerator for about three days.
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