This vodka-heavy Bloody Mary shrimp cocktail bites back. You can nibble on the shrimp, then sip the spicy sauce.
Servings: Makes 2 servings
Ingredients 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce1/2 teaspoon celery seedsPinch red pepper flakes , optional1 1/2 cups cocktail sauce1/2 cup vodka2 cups white wineJuice of 1 lemon4 to 6 jumbo shrimp , peeled and de-veined (tail left on)
Combine horseradish, Worcestershire sauce, celery seeds, red pepper flakes, cocktail sauce and vodka. Mix well and chill.
Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, heat wine, lemon juice and red pepper flakes. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer. Poach shrimp just until pink and curled, about 3 to 4 minutes. Place on ice and refrigerate. When completely chilled, season lightly with salt and serve with sauce.