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Seafood Recipes

Shrimp Cocktail

This dish couldn’t be simpler. You could easily buy Coastal Seafoods pre-cooked shrimp and house-made cocktail sauce, but if you want to give it a go on your own, we commend you for the extra effort and surely your guests will too!

Serves Approx. 4


  • 1 lbs Coastal Seafood Brand 16-20 Shrimp, Peeled and Deveined
  • 1 Tablespoon Kosher Salt
  • 1 Tablespoon Black Peppercorns
  • 1 Tablespoon Coriander Seeds
  • Zest of Half a Lemon
  • Freshly Chopped Parsley, Dill, or Tarragon (Optional)


  • ¼ Cup Chili Sauce 
  • ¼ Cup Ketchup
  • 2 Tablespoons Prepared Horse Radish
  • 1 Tablespoon Fresh Lemon Juice


  • Fill a medium sized sauce pot halfway up with water and place over medium high heat. Add in the salt, peppercorns, coriander seeds, and lemon zest and bring to a simmer.
  • Once the water is simmering, lower the heat until the mixture is at a very light simmer, barely bubbling.
  • Add in the Shrimp and poach just until the shrimp turn pink (about 1 ½-2 minutes).
  • Strain the shrimp from the liquid and cool.
  • For the cocktail sauce, combine the chili sauce, ketchup, horse radish, and lemon juice together in a bowl and stir to combine.
  • Plate the shrimp and serve the cocktail sauce on the side. 
  • Garnish with lemon and freshly chopped parsley, dill, or tarragon (optional)
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