Fresh Shrimp Served on Ice
How To Make Fresh Shrimp Appetizer served on ice with Cocktail Sauce in a martini glass

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I always have shrimp in my freezer making this an easy and quick hors d'oeuvre to serve with cocktail sauce in a martini glass. See more of my Gourmet Appetizers with photographs

Shrimp Served on Ice

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Fresh Shrimp Served on Ice with Cocktail Sauce
recipe by Dave Bucholz, photograph and presentation created by Peggy Bucholz,

Recipe Type: cocktail sauce, appetizer, shrimp, seafood, shellfish

Prep Time: 20 min
Total Time:20 min


1/2 cup catsup or chili sauce
2 tablespoons hot cream style horseradish
1/4 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper
2 teaspoons lemon juice
4 drops Tabasco
1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire
2 garlic cloves, minced
martini glass for sauce
crushed ice
2 pound bag frozen shrimp, cooked, peeled, tail-on (61 to 70 count), thawed
2 lemon slices
parsley sprigs
Lemon Rose Garnish, optional
small dish for discarded tails


Combine catsup, horseradish, sugar, salt, black pepper, fresh lemon juice, Tabasco, Worcestershire and minced garlic cloves together in a small bowl. Spoon into a martini glass and place on a large platter or serving tray. Cover the tray with crushed ice, put shrimp on top the ice, garnish with fresh parsley, lemon rose
garnish and serve. Place a small dish nearby for discarded tails.

Wine recommendation: Pinot Grigio, cabernet, merlot

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