Cocktail Sauce Recipe

cocktail sauce
You can easily purchase cocktail sauce from the grocery store but it is actually very easy to make your own. Cocktail sauce combines a few simple ingredients which you may already have on hand. This delicious sauce is a combination of ketchup, horseradish, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper. I prepared breaded shrimp for dinner and decided I wanted a dipping sauce to go with them. I did not have anything on hand so I decided to prepare this cocktail sauce recipe. This sauce goes great served with cooked shrimp or cooked breaded shrimp. Enjoy.

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Cocktail Sauce


  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1-2 tablespoons horseradish (to your taste)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 dash ground black pepper


  1. In a medium bowl whisk together all of the ingredients.
  2. Cover and refrigerate until needed. Use as a dipping sauce for cooked shrimp or cooked breaded shrimp.


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