closeup of a homemade cocktail sauce recipe in a white bowl surrounded by peel and eat shrimp

Homemade Cocktail Sauce

  • Author: Melissa Belanger
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 cup 1x
  • Category: Condiments
  • Method: Mixing
  • Cuisine: American


Cocktail Sauce | Learn how to make the best homemade cocktail sauce for shrimp. This easy recipe uses ketchup, horseradish and a few other simple ingredients to make a healthy, flavorful DIY cocktail sauce. #cocktailsauce #shrimp



  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 12 teaspoons prepared horseradish
  • Splash of Worcestershire sauce*


  1. In a bowl, stir together the ketchup, lemon juice, 1 tablespoon horseradish and Worcestershire sauce.
  2. If desired, add remaining horseradish.


*This ingredient is not generally gluten free or vegan. Omit or substitute the appropriate version if needed.

Keywords: easy, 5 ingredient, sauce, seafood, dairy free, gluten free option, vegan option

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