Shrimp cocktails

Prep time 15 minutes, serves 4 people


This easy Shrimp Cocktail recipe  is the best  and so flavorful. Bright citrus, tender shrimp, tangy red onions, juicy tomatoes, crispy cucumber  are combined for the most wonderful fresh flavors. This keto friendly appetizer can be serve for brunch and fancy dinner.


  • 1 pound medium shrimp,  cooked
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 1 cup peeled, diced cucumber
  • 1 jalapeno, minced
  • 3  fresh tomatoes, chopped
  • 1tbsp
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons hot sauce, such Crystal or Tabasco, to taste
  • Salt and pepper to your taste


  1. In the small bowl combine salt, pepper, ketchup, lemon juice, and hot sauce.
  2. In another bowl, combine  tomatoes, diced onion, jalapeño, cucumber and cilantro.
  3. Pour dressing over  vegetable combination, toss to coat.  Serve in large, wide-rimmed glasses with a few shrimps on top. Garnish with a lemon wedge and cilantro springs.