shrimp cocktail

Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to shrimp cocktail: Prawn cocktail
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shrimp cocktail - a cocktail of cold cooked shrimp and a sauceshrimp cocktail - a cocktail of cold cooked shrimp and a sauce
cocktail - an appetizer served as a first course at a meal
prawn, shrimp - any of various edible decapod crustaceans
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Red Lobster's Signature Shrimp Cocktail is also now handcrafted in-house with shrimp that's poached in a seasoned broth and then shock chilled to give it a fresh and firm bite.
Growing up, Christmas dinner always started with nibbles like shrimp cocktail, cheese and deviled eggs.
The chef had created something extraordinary with the ordinary, the shrimp cocktail as it was served wrapped in cucumber ribbons with wasabi sauce, mary sauce topped with caviar, the plating, texture and flavour was enhanced with garnishes such as thinly sliced radish and orange.
For snacks, she indulged in celery and almond butter and also enjoyed shrimp cocktail.
Among the selection of starters, is Obsiblue shrimp cocktail, a classical starter using sweet blue shrimps with Marie Rose and baby gem lettuce.
The reception menu consisted of steamship round, chicken wings, shrimp cocktail, and a change of command cake centered between two ice sculptures.
Traditional coastal cuisine featuring selections of shrimp and grits, brisket, seafood-stuffed mushrooms, shrimp cocktail, chicken and sausage jambalaya, coconut chicken skewers, and chargrilled oysters were prepared by Scranton's of Pascagoula.
As we settle in, my colleague and I start with an authentic Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail (Dh70) of five icy cold jumbo shrimps on a gigantic glass of ice.
The Obama girls shared a Jumbo Shrimp cocktail followed by Shepherd's Pie of slow-braised Wicklow lamb and fish and chips.
The a la carte New Year's Eve dinner menu consists of appetizers including French classic duck foie gras, jumbo lump crab and shrimp cocktail, calamari, and smoked, cooked salmon.
US Airways' new DineFresh program allows customers to choose from either a vegetarian meal consisting of a Caprese salad with balsamic dressing, Portobello mushroom tortellini, Mediterranean-style appetizer and turtle cheesecake for dessert or a protein meal consisting of citrus-marinated chicken skewers, seasonal grilled vegetables, classic shrimp cocktail and creme brulee cheesecake for dessert.
The shrimp cocktail with which I began was disappointing - unimpressive seafood in an unimpressive salad rendered unpleasant by chunks of brown bread that had grown soggy mixed with the leaves.