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Shrimp Cocktail Sauce

Basil and Ginger Shrimp Cocktail Sauce

This basil and ginger shrimp cocktail sauce looks and tastes fancy but only takes 5 minutes to make.
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  • 1/2 cup chili sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh ginger (peeled)
  • 1 teaspoon prepared grated horseradish or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh basil
  • 1 quarter of a lemon


  • In a small bowl, add the chili sauce, ginger, basil, horseradish, and juice from a quarter of a lemon. 
  • Stir and serve as a dipping sauce for boiled shrimp (shrimp cocktail). Cocktail sauce is a great recipe to make ahead of time and store in the refrigerator.
  • Serve at room temperature or chilled.