Seafood Cocktail Sauce

Here is a basic recipe for cocktail sauce using all the standard ingredients. It makes a zesty accompaniment to steamed oysters or shrimp.

Seafood Cocktail Sauce Seafood Cocktail Sauce
This simple sauce — its kick comes from horseradish, lemon, and Tabasco — goes with just about any seafood.
Yield: makes 1 1/2 cups


  • 1 cup tomato ketchup
  • 14 cup of vinegar
  • 14 cup of horseradish
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tsp. worcestershire sauce
  • 12 tsp. Tabasco


  1. Mix all ingredients together in a bowl and place in refrigerator until well-chilled. Serve with your choice of seafood.