The Best  Shrimp Cocktail

Why You Will Love This Recipe

Simple - It is easy enough for beginner cooks! Tender Shrimp - The gentle cooking method means your shrimp have the perfect texture!  Can Be Made Ahead  - Perfect for a Super Bowl party or elegant Valentine's Dinner!


1. Thaw shrimp in the refrigerator or under cold running water.

2. Simmer aromatics in water for 15 minutes.

3. Meanwhile, peel shrimp leaving tail intact.

4. Turn off burner and add shrimp for 5 minutes.

5. Remove shrimp and chill.


– Unless you have access to shrimp sold off the ship, it is best to buy it frozen.Shell-on shrimp will have more flavor than already-peeled. – You'll know the shrimp is done when the color changes from grey to an opaque white with dark pink and orange on the sides. – Serve with cocktail sauce or add to a salad for a complete meal.


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