The Golden Gate Casino started serving the shrimp cocktail in 1959, at which time it cost 50c. The cocktail is served in a 6 ounce glass and there is no padding, not even lettuce. It is pure shrimp with cocktail sauce.
30 fresh jumbo shrimp with shells.
In pot of boiling salted water, cook shrimp until pink, about 5 minutes. Drain and pat dry.
Remove all shell and head except the tail, devein
Chill in refrigerator until ready to serve.
Cocktail Sauce: mix together
1 cup ketchup (must be Heinz)
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon onion juice
¼ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
A few drops Tabasco sauce
1 tablespoon sugar
1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
½ teaspoon salt
Chill in refrigerator.
For completing cocktail:
Arrange in 6 chilled sherbet glasses:
Lettuce or curly endive
Arrange 5 shrimps in each glass. Top each serving with the Cocktail Sauce.