Warm Shrimp Cocktail

Warm Shrimp Cocktail


  • 2 lbs jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails intact
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

For the Cocktail Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup chili sauce
  • 2 tbsp onion, minced
  • 1 tsp pureed chipotle chili peppers in adobo sauce
  • 3 tbsp prepared horseradish
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • kosher salt, to taste


  1. Preheat barbecue on MEDIUM. Brush or spray the cooking grids with vegetable oil to prevent sticking.
  2. Meanwhile, combine the ingredients for the cocktail sauce in a medium bowl, and reserve. Toss the shrimp with olive oil, salt and pepper, then place on the barbecue.
  3. Grill approximately 2 - 3 minutes per side, turning with tongs, until opaque and firm. Do not overcook. Serve warm with cocktail sauce.

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  • Cameron Mitchell