Vodka-Poached Shrimp with Bloody Mary Cocktail Sauce

Vodka-Poached Shrimp with Bloody Mary Cocktail Sauce Recipe
Photo: Jonny Valiant; Styling: Linda Hirst
This vodka-infused spin on a classic shrimp cocktail is just the thing to give your guests the chills.


Makes 6 to 8 servings
Total time: 1 Hour, 25 Minutes

Recipe from

Coastal Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 10 Minutes
Chill: 1 Hours
Total: 1 Hour, 25 Minutes


1/2 cup vodka
1/2 lemon
2 teaspoons sea salt
1/2 teaspoon black peppercorns
24 peeled and deveined jumbo raw shrimp with tails


1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a large saucepan; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Add shrimp, and cook 2 to 3 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Drain. Chill shrimp 1 hour. Serve with Bloody Mary Cocktail Sauce.

Laraine Perri,

Coastal Living

October 2011
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