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Roasted Shrimp Cocktail -Much more flavorful than regular shrimp cocktail and easy to make in large batches. Garlic and smoked paprika make these extra special

Roasted Shrimp Cocktail

The shrimp and cocktail sauce can be made the morning before serving.
Course Appetizer
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 97 kcal


Roasted Shrimp

  • 3 pounds shrimp peeled and deveined (I used Trader Joe's Wild Blue Shrimp), 15-count
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon good olive oil
  • 3-4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon Spanish smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Cocktail Sauce

  • 11 ounce bottle seafood cocktail sauce I used Trader Joe's
  • 1/2 cup organic ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
  • 2 teaspoons Ghost Chile Carrot Hot Sauce or other hot sauce
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce


Roasted Shrimp

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In a large bowl, toss shrimp with olive oil, garlic, smoked paprika, pepper flakes, salt and pepper. Spread on baking sheet in a single layer. Roast for 8-10 minutes, until shrimp is just cooked through. Set aside to cool. Arrange on a platter with a bowl of Cocktail Sauce.

Cocktail Sauce

  1. In a bowl, stir together all the Cocktail Sauce ingredients.

Recipe Notes

Adapted from Ina Garten.

Nutrition facts do not include cocktail sauce.

Nutrition Facts
Roasted Shrimp Cocktail
Amount Per Serving
Calories 97
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.