Putting together a spectacular appetizer doesn’t have to take hours in the kitchen.

We love to make and serve this simple and elegant shrimp cocktail platter at any occasion. The flavor of the perfectly seasoned shrimp along with a homemade shrimp cocktail sauce will delight your guests. Use your imagination and garnish with a few fresh sprigs of parsley and lemon slices for an unforgettable presentation.

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Kickin' Lemon and Garlic Grilled Shrimp
Putting together a spectacular appetizer doesn't have to take hours in the kitchen. We love to make and serve this simple and elegant shrimp cocktail platter at any occasion. The flavor of the perfectly seasoned shrimp along with a homemade shrimp cocktail sauce will delight your guests. Use your imagination and garnish with a few fresh sprigs of parsley and lemon slices for an unforgettable presentation.
Course Appetizers
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Course Appetizers
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat grill for medium heat.
  2. In a large bowl, mix EVOO, lemon juice, garlic, cayenne pepper, paprika, parsley, Old Bay and salt and pepper.
  3. Toss in shrimp until evenly coated.
  4. Lightly oil grill grate. Cook shrimp for 5 minutes on each side, or until opaque.
  5. Transfer to a serving plate and serve. Garnish with a few sprigs of fresh parsley and lemon slices for a nice presentation!
  6. For cocktail sauce: Add ketchup, lemon juice and horseradish to a bowl and mix well to combine. Taste and add more horseradish if you want it spicier. The sauce can be made ahead and refrigerated for several days. Serve cold with shrimp.
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