Food & Wine’s Justin Chapple puts a spin on traditional cocktail sauce, making it with tangy green tomatillos and cilantro, then bumping up the horseradish heat by including a dose of spicy green bottled hot sauce. It’s refreshing and spicy, and supremely tasty with shrimp and oysters. Slideshow: More Cocktail Sauce Recipes
Cocktail sauce is a kind of chilled dipping sauce served alongside seafood cocktail, like shrimp. American cocktail sauce is typically made with ketchup, prepared horseradish, Worcestershire sauce, Tabasco and lemon juice. You can swap the ketchup for tomato-based chili sauce if you want something a little spicier. Another type of cocktail sauce is Marie Rose sauce, made from ketchup and mayonnaise—but we like to put sophisticated spin on this ‘70s throwback with a little brandy and horseradish. Here, six riffs on cocktail sauce.