Easy Tarragon Shrimp Cocktail

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 lb uncooked tail-on extra large black tiger shrimp, thawed 500 g
  • 1/2 cup ketchup 125 mL
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice 45 mL
  • 2 tbsp prepared horseradish 30 mL
  • 2 tsp finely chopped fresh tarragon 10 mL
  • 1/2 tsp Worcestershire sauce 2 mL
  • 1/4 tsp pepper 1 mL
  • tarragon sprigs for garnish (optional)
  • lemon wedges, for serving

Directions

  • Step 1

    Add shrimp to medium saucepan of simmering salted water. Cook 2 to 3 min. or until shrimp curl, turn pink and are just cooked through. Drain and plunge in bowl of ice water to stop cooking process. Drain and lay on paper towels.

  • Step 2

    Meanwhile, stir ketchup with lemon juice, horseradish, tarragon, Worcestershire sauce and pepper. Transfer to serving bowl.

  • Step 3

    Plate shrimp and garnish plate with tarragon sprigs, if using. Serve cocktail sauce with shrimp and lemon wedges.

Tip

Replace tarragon with parsley or dill.

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Nutrition Facts

  • Nutrition Description Per serving (1/8 recipe):
  • Calories 80
  • Fat 1 g
  • Saturated Fat 0.3 g
  • Carbs 6 g
  • Sugar 5 g
  • Protein 11 g
  • Cholesterol 100 mg
  • Fibre 0 g
  • Sodium 660 mg