Original Prawn Cocktail… A true golden oldie…

Prawn CocktailThe 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.
Serves 6

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.

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