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Cal-Nevada Shrimp Cocktail

Total time:

15 min

Prep time:

15 min

Cook time:


Nutritional Highlights (Per serving) See Full
260 Calories
9 g Fat
4 g Fiber
773 mg Sodium
15 g Carbs
Cal-Nevada Shrimp Cocktail


A classic Nevada casino shrimp cocktail with a California twist. This delicious cocktail is an excellent source of vitamin C (30% DV), vitamin K (20% DV), along with a good source  of potassium (17% DV), dietary fiber (16% DV), iron (15% DV), vitamin A (10% DV), calcium (10% DV), and folate (10% DV). 


Serves: 4

1 small lemon
1/2 cup ketchup
2 Tbsp. horseradish, extra hot if desired
1/2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
1/2 tsp. your favorite hot sauce, or more to taste
1/8 tsp. grated fresh ginger, optional
1 ripe, Fresh California Avocado, seeded, peeled and cubed
1/2 cup diced celery
24 large (21 to 25 count per pound), cooked shrimp with tails

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting.
Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados.


  1. Make homemade cocktail sauce by cutting ends off the lemon and squeezing juice from ends into a bowl. (Reserve remaining lemon.) Stir in ketchup, horseradish, hot sauce and ginger (if using).
  2. In large martini or other cocktail glasses place a few cubes of avocado and half the celery. Spoon cocktail sauce on top, then remaining avocado and celery
  3. Hang 6 shrimp over the edge of each glass.
  4. Cut remaining lemon into 4 wedges and garnish each avocado shrimp cocktail. Serve.

Serving Suggestion

Try with crab also.

Beverage Pairing


Nutrition Attributes Highlights

Trans Fat Free

Good Source of Vitamin A (10% DV), Calcium (10% DV), Iron (15%DV), Dietary Fiber (16% DV), Potassium (17% DV), Folate (10% DV)

Excellent Source of Vitamin C (30% DV), Vitamin K (20% DV)

Nutrition information per serving

Calories 260
Total Fat 9 g (Sat 1 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 1 g, Mono 5 g)
Cholesterol 230 mg
Sodium 773 mg
Potassium 599 mg
Total Carbohydrates 15 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Total Sugar 9 g
Protein 30 g

Vitamin A 602 IU; Vitamin C 17 mg; Calcium 102 mg; Iron 3 mg; Vitamin D 0 IU; Folate 50 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 10%; Vitamin C 30%; Calcium 10%; Iron 15 %; Vitamin D 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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