Last Updated on January 5, 2019 by Ellen Christian
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I know that most people probably buy cocktail sauce in a jar from the grocery store but with this easy shrimp cocktail sauce recipe you will be able to make your own instead. I like offering finger food and appetizers when we entertain but in the summer I don’t want to heat up the oven to cook them. That rules out a lot of the traditional appetizers that we offer when we have friends over. Thankfully, shrimp with cocktail sauce works even on the hottest day of the year.
Cocktail Sauce Recipe
If you look at a bottle of cocktail sauce on the grocery store shelf, chances are you are going to see high fructose corn syrup as an ingredient. You will probably also see soybean oil. Both of these things mean that chances are pretty good that your cocktail sauce will be loaded with GMOs. Start with organic, GMO-free ingredients to ensure your cocktail sauce is healthy and delicious.
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Cocktail sauce is generally one of those foods that gives me heartburn. What is heartburn? Heartburn happens when acid escapes from your stomach up into your esophagus. Food is the most common heartburn trigger. Your stomach may react to certain foods by increasing acid production or slowing down digestion.
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- 1/2 cup organic ketchup
- 2 tbsp horseradish
- dash of Worcestershire sauce
- dash of hot sauce sauce
- squeeze of fresh lemon, organic
- Combine all ingredients and chill until cold.
- Serve with shrimp.
Ellen is a busy mom of a 22-year-old son and 27-year-old daughter. She owns 5 blogs and is addicted to social media. She believes that it doesn’t have to be difficult to lead a healthy life. She shares simple healthy living tips to show busy women how to lead fulfilling lives. If you’d like to work together, email firstname.lastname@example.org to chat.