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Guiltless Cocktail Shrimp


Makes 6 servings


Nonstick cooking spray
1 pound medium raw shrimp peeled and deveined
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper, divided (optional)
1/2 cup ketchup
1 to 2 tablespoons prepared horseradish
1-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
Lemon wedges for garnish (optional)


  1. Heat 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Spray skillet with cooking spray. Add shrimp. Season with salt, black pepper and 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper, if desired. Cook, stirring frequently, 5 to 6 minutes or until shrimp turn opaque. Remove from heat; let cool completely. Drain well. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  2. Meanwhile, combine ketchup, horseradish, lemon juice, worcestershire sauce, remaining 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper, if desired, and hot pepper sauce in small bowl.
  3. Serve chilled shrimp on wooden picks with cocktail sauce. Garnish with lemon wedges, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/3 cup shrimp with 2 tablespoons sauce
Fiber <1 g
Carbohydrate 7 g
Cholesterol 115 mg
Saturated Fat <1 g
Total Fat 1 g
Calories from Fat 12 %
Calories 103
Protein 15 g
Sodium 483 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 1/2
Meat 1

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