Tex-Mex Shrimp Cocktail

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Tex-Mex Shrimp Cocktail
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 20
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Boiled shrimp with a spicy taco cocktail sauce!
by: Macheesmo
Updated Nov 26, 2014


  • 20 large shrimp, deveined and cleaned
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon horseradish
  • 1 tablespoon Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix + some for water


  • 1
    Devein shrimp if they aren't already cleaned. Cut off shells and slice down the back of the shrimp with a paring knife. Rinse out the vein in the shrimp by running it under cold water.
  • 2
    Bring a medium pot of water to simmer and add a few tablespoons of taco seasoning to the water. Add shrimp to water, cover and simmer for 60 seconds.
  • 3
    Kill the heat and let the shrimp continue to poach slowly for another two minutes.
  • 4
    Check a shrimp to make sure are cooked through. Then drain them.
  • 5
    Stir together ketchup with taco seasoning and horseradish.
  • 6
    Serve five shrimp with 1/4 cup of cocktail sauce.

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