Shrimp Cocktail Sauce Recipe

This shrimp cocktail sauce recipe is an easy traditional red sauce for dipping shrimp or to accompany other seafood. Just mix a few common ingredients, chill and serve.

It is wholesome and you control the fresh ingredients so you know exactly what is in it. Make it as mild or spicy as you like. It goes well with shrimp and other seafood dishes like grilled tilapia and it tastes delicious!

What is Cocktail Sauce Made Of?

Ingredients include:

Cream cheese

Chili Sauce – Bottled


Lemon Juice – Fresh

Worcestershire Sauce


Cayenne Pepper

How to Make This Shrimp Cocktail Sauce Recipe

This is one of our easiest recipes with no cooking required. Simply mix ingredients in a small bowl until combined well. Chill for 4 hours or more and serve. If you need it immediately it is still delicious, but the chilling gives it time for the flavors to blend well.

Feel free to add more or less cayenne pepper to control how hot or mild you like your sauce. Just taste as you mix and add more if needed.

What to Serve with This Shrimp Cocktail Sauce Recipe

Shrimp cocktail sauce goes with boiled, steamed or fried shrimp and shrimp scampi. It is a delicious sauce for any type of seafood such as

Baked Salmon

Salmon Patties

Grilled Rainbow Trout

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Shrimp Cocktail Sauce Recipe

Recipe for cocktail sauce that is easy and delicous!
Prep Time10 minutes
Total Time10 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 43kcal
Cost: $5


  • 12 oz cream cheese
  • ½ cup bottled chili sauce
  • ½ cup scallions, chopped
  • ¼ cup lemon juice, fresh squeezed
  • ½ tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper


  • Mix all ingredients in a small bowl.
  • Chill for 4 hours for best flavor or serve immediately, if desired.
  • Serve with shrimp cocktail or other seafood.


Nutritional values are an estimate and may vary depending upon ingredients used.


Serving: 12 oz | Calories: 43kcal

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