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Cocktail Sauce Picante

No recipe image available.Lemon juice and hot pepper sauce are the key ingredients in any cocktail sauce. This one, so simple yet classic, is also dressed with a sprinkling of fresh cilantro.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 cup tomato ketchup
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper, or to taste
1 teaspoon chopped fresh cilantro leaves

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a small bowl, mix together ketchup, lemon juice and hot pepper sauce. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Serve, topped with cilantro if desired, as an accompaniment to cold boiled shrimp. The sauce will keep for 1 week refrigerated.

Makes about 1 cup.