Dished up in a martini glass, shrimp cocktail makes an elegant first course. From gazpacho shrimp cocktail to versions with mango, these easy recipes take shrimp cocktail in new flavor directions.See Popular Shrimp Cocktail Recipes
An refreshing appetizer recipe for any occasion. Shrimp cocktail is extra divine when cherry tomatoes and fresh basil are tossed in just before serving.
It's easier than it looks to present two sauces in the same bowl for this shrimp appetizer. Tilt the bowl slightly and put the cocktail sauce in one side. Then carefully tilt the bowl the opposite way and add the sour cream sauce.
This marinated shrimp appetizer can be served in cocktail glasses for a party presentation. It's ready in 25 minutes, but tastes best when chilled before serving.
Kiwifruit and mango add a fresh and sweet taste to this favorite seafood appetizer.
For a fun presentation, serve this simple seafood appetizer in a martini glass.
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Perk up your appetizer platter with spicy roasted shrimp. In place of the traditional red cocktail sauce, serve with fruit chutney.
Yellow tomatoes have a lower acidity than their red cousins and several varieties are among the earliest in the season to ripen. Here they combine with cool cucumber and yellow bell peppers in a refreshing salsa. Grilled shrimp make this dish a more full-flavored and elegant version of shrimp cocktail.
Serve this pretty shrimp appetizer in a cocktail glass for a fun presentation at your next party.
The most harmless, humble foods--chicken fingers, shrimp cocktail, ribs, deviled eggs--become deliciously scary for this grown-up Halloween party.
When you're more in the mood for surf than turf, the only thing standing between you and a delicious seafood dish is knowing how to boil shrimp. Boiling is a popular method for cooking shrimp because it's quick (just a few minutes), no-fuss, no-fat, and produces a firm-but-tender texture.
How does a picky kid from Missouri, one who spent most of his childhood landlocked at least 500 miles from the nearest body of salt water, develop a bona fide love of shrimp? Beats me. I was the kind of kid who got squeamish when I saw my mom cutting up raw chicken -- if I'd ever seen a shrimp with its head on, I'd probably have lost it (seriously...shrieking).
For Christmas party entertaining and all the way through the New Year's Eve festivities, we are riding to holiday heaven on the Skewers of Glory -- until each and every guest passes out from overeating! YA-HOOOOOO! These gorgeous appetizers just went up on The Pioneer Woman Cooks; they're also in Ree Drummond's (the Pioneer Woman herself) new 2013 cookbook, A Year of Holidays.
One fabulous thing about the holidays: Cocktail parties! One not-so-fabulous thing about the holidays: Hangovers! Thank goodness for the Bloody Mary, that vodka, tomato juice, Worcestershire, Tabasco concoction that offers just enough of the ol' hair of the dog to get you out of bed, off to brunch, and ready for the next soiree.
You might say that appetizers can make a party--little portable bites keep guests from feeling full and sluggish, and their portability means everyone can socialize freely. (Have you ever been trapped by a boring seatmate at a sit-down dinner? A nightmare!)