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Buffalo Shrimp Cocktail

Its game time again and I have the perfect appetizer: Buffalo Shrimp Cocktail! Super easy to make and tons of flavor!
Posted By: Amy Kristy
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 2 mins
Total Time 12 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American, Hawaiian Appetizer Recipes, Local
Calories 1104 kcal


  • 1-2 lbs. of cooked cocktail shrimp
  • 1/2 cup Frank's hot sauce
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup blue cheese crumbles (optional)


  • Rinse shrimp in cold water and pat dry with paper towels.  
  • Set aside in refrigerator until ready to serve.
  • Melt butter in a glass dish in microwave.  Remove bowl and add hot sauce to melted butter.  
  • Allow to cool in refrigerator for 10-15 minutes.
  • Before serving, add sour cream to butter hot sauce mixture and optional blue cheese crumbles.
  • Mix well and pour into serving dish.  
  • Place bowl of dip in the middle of a platter surrounded with shrimp or place in mini  glass dishes lined with arugula.


You can use glass dishes lined with fresh arugula to present the shrimp.


Calories: 1104kcalCarbohydrates: 15gProtein: 109gFat: 66gSaturated Fat: 36gCholesterol: 1301mgSodium: 7477mgPotassium: 1108mgFiber: 1gSugar: 14gVitamin A: 2083IUVitamin C: 110mgCalcium: 1237mgIron: 11mg
Keyword buffalo, shrimp, cocktail, shrimp recipe, buffalo shrimp, sea food recipes, shrimp appetizer recipes, cocktail sauce recipe
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