Shrimp & Herb Cocktail

Dec 04, 2022 | Dips, Gluten-free, Healthy, Pescatarian, Quick and Simple | By aquastar


The traditional shrimp cocktail gets a fresh twist with our Shrimp & Herb Cocktail recipe. Chopped parsley, sweet shallots, green onions, spicy garlic, zesty lemon juice, salty anchovy paste, and tangy capers are pureed with olive oil, salt and pepper. With its vibrant green color, this sauce makes for an artistic presentation and a festive addition to any party.


Cooked Peeled Tail-On Shrimp

Cooked Peeled Tail-On Shrimp

Recipe Level


Cooking Time



4 - 6

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  • ¾ cup chopped parsley
  • ¼ diced shallot
  • 1 green onion, sliced
  • 1 clove garlic
  • ½ tsp anchovy paste
  • 2 Tbsp capers
  • 6 Tbsp Olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp Lemon juice
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • Black pepper to taste
  • 1 lb Aqua Star Cooked Shrimp, peeled, tail-on, thawed according to package directions

To make


In a blender or food processor, combine all ingredients except shrimp and blend until sauce has a creamy texture and light green color. Transfer to a bowl and cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate mixture for a minimum of 15 minutes before serving.

Using individual shot glasses or highball glasses, layer each glass with cooked shrimp, a dollop of herb sauce and top with another cooked shrimp. Serve and enjoy!

Serving Suggestions

Herb sauce can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Cooked shrimp can also be served on a platter with dipping sauce on the side similar to a traditional shrimp cocktail.