Shrimp Cocktail with Garlic Butter

This classic hors d’oeuvre pairs shrimp, garlic and butter for a magical combination. Best of all, it takes just 10 minutes, a handful of ingredients, and a few steps to make.




  • 1 ½ sticks Challenge Butter
  • 2 garlic cloves, slightly smashed and peeled
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 3-inch strips lemon zest
  • 1 ½ lbs large shrimp, tail-on, cooked
  • Cocktail sauce


  • 1
    Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium low heat. Add garlic, black pepper and lemon zest.
  • 2
    Heat for 10 minutes, spooning off and discarding foam that bubbles to the top. Discard garlic clove and lemon zest.
  • 3
    Pour butter into a small serving dish. Serve with shrimp and cocktail sauce.