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Shrimp Cocktail Sauce

Cocktail Sauce

Super simple and cheap recipe for when you want to enjoy some shrimp on a hot summer day!

Preparation Time

10 Minutes


Serves: 1 Cup of Sauce

  • 1 c ketchup
  • 1 tps Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ tb lemon juice
  • 1 tps horseradish (adjust to taste)


  1. Mix all ingredients well.
  2. Can stay in refrigerator for up to two weeks.

Some Interesting facts about shrimp!!

  • One billion pounds of shrimp are eaten every year by Americans.
  • Over five billion pounds of shrimp are produced every single year.
  • April 29th is National Shrimp Scampi Day.
  • May 9th is National Shrimp Day.
  • A shrimp can average about 6 inches while the longest ever found was at 16 inches.
  • Some shrimp can live as long as six and a half years, while some only live about a year or so.
  • There are 16 different stages of life are found in shrimp from egg to full adult.
  • There are over 128 species of shrimp.
  • Every shrimp is actually born a male and then become females as they mature.
  • The name for raw, uncooked shrimp is “green”.
  • Shrimp that has been broiled or sautéed, usually in butter and garlic are called “scampi”.
  • The pistol shrimp can deliver an explosive attack hotter than the surface of the sun and loud enough to rupture a human ear drum.

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