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Shrimp Cocktail Bar

Shrimp Cocktail Bar
2 Hr
15 Min

Next time shrimp is on sale at the market, take advantage of this easy yet elegant idea for a Shrimp Cocktail Bar. Imagine offering up plump chilled shrimp with an assortment of tasty dippers for a crowd-pleasing way to get the party rolling.

What You'll Need

  • 8 cups (2 quarts) water
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 celery stalk, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, divided
  • 1 1/2 pounds large or colossal raw shrimp, peeled with tails left on, and deveined
  • 1/2 cup jalapeno mustard
  • 1/2 cup honey mustard
  • 1/2 cup horseradish sauce

What to Do

  1. In a soup pot, bring water, onion, celery, and 2 tablespoons lemon juice to a boil over high heat. Add shrimp and cook 2 to 3 minutes, or until shrimp are pink and cooked through. Drain and chill at least 2 hours.
  2. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, combine jalapeno mustard, honey mustard, horseradish sauce and remaining lemon juice; mix well.
  3. Cover and chill until ready to serve. Serve shrimp with assorted dipping sauces.


You can mix and match your favorite dipping sauces, and to make your life easier, feel free to use some of the delicious prepared sauces available in your market.

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But you are saying serve with your favorite dipping sauces and yet aren't you making only one sauce. I am confused. Do you put the both mustards and the horseradish all together or are they two separate sauces. Thank you

Hi there! - In this recipe we make one sauce, but we suggest including a variety of sauces when you serve this dish, so that everyone can choose their favorite. We have lots of great sauce recipes on our site, so be sure to look around for some tasty ideas. - Enjoy!


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