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Grilled Shrimp Cocktail

Grilled Shrimp Cocktail

By Amanda Haas

Serve this spicy, smokin’ shrimp cocktail at your next get together. This grilled shrimp recipe has big-time flavor and comes fully-loaded with a fiery homemade cocktail sauce.

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

10 Minutes




Number of People Serving


Units of Measurement:
2 Pound shrimp with tails, deveined
2 Tablespoon olive oil
1 Teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning
1/2 Cup ketchup
2 Tablespoon prepared horseradish
1 Tablespoon lemon juice
To Taste kosher salt
To Taste freshly ground black pepper
hot sauce
Italian Parsley, chopped


  • 1

    When ready to cook, set the temperature to 350°F (185 C) and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

    • 2 Pound shrimp with tails, deveined

  • 2

    In a large bowl, combine the shrimp with the oil and Old Bay seasoning. If not using seasoning, add 1 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper.

    • 2 Tablespoon olive oil

    • 1 Teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning

  • 3

    Toss until the shrimp are well coated and place shrimp on a baking sheet that will fit on the grill.

  • 4

    Place the baking sheet with the shrimp on the grill and cook until opaque, about 5-7 minutes.

    350 ˚F / 177 ˚C

  • 5

    For the Cocktail Sauce: Mix together the ketchup, horseradish and lemon juice. Season to taste with salt and pepper, adding the hot sauce if desired.

    • 1/2 Cup ketchup

    • 2 Tablespoon prepared horseradish

    • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice

    • To Taste kosher salt

    • To Taste freshly ground black pepper

    •  hot sauce

  • 6

    Serve the cocktail sauce in a bowl alongside the grilled shrimp and garnish with parsley. Enjoy!

    •  Italian Parsley, chopped

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