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Bloody Mary Shrimp Cocktail


  • 1 lemon, juiced, plus lemon wedges for garnish

  • 16 jumbo shrimp, cooked and cleaned

  • Salt

  • 1 can chunky style crushed tomatoes (28 ounces)

  • 2 tablespoons horseradish

  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire, (eyeball it)

  • 2 teaspoons hot sauce, eyeball it

  • 2 ribs celery, finely chopped

  • 4 shots ice cold vodka

  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper


Squeeze half of the lemon over the shrimp and sprinkle them with a little salt.

Mix together the remaining lemon juice, tomatoes, horseradish, Worcestershire, hot sauce, celery, vodka and pepper in a small pitcher. When ready to serve, pour the sauce into martini glasses.

Hook the shrimp, 4 per glass, around edges. Make garnish wedges of lemons to hook on the edges of the glasses and serve.

TIP: Chill some martini glasses in your freezer the morning of your dinner club party to serve these cocktails.