Bariatric Holiday Recipe – Shrimp Cocktail Sauce

Medically Reviewed by Katelyn J. Mock, US-Registered Dietician (R.D.)

Shrimp Cocktail Sauce

Shrimp is full of protein. You need this protein when you’re in phase 2 of your post-op diet.

Ensure that your shrimp is de-veined and peeled before you use it for your cocktail.

Even though shrimp is high in cholesterol, it contains nutrients like protein and essential fats. It is rich in antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids, which have been shown to promote heart health. Research on shrimp has also shown positive health effects. [1]“Is Shrimp Healthy? Nutrition, Calories and More” February 16, 2018 Brianna Elliott, RD; Healthline
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  • Ketchup
  • Horseradish
  • Worcestershire Sauce
  • Tabasco Sauce
  • Lemon Juice


To make your shrimp cocktail sauce

  1. Mix 3 parts ketchup and 1 part horseradish.
  2. Add Worcestershire sauce to taste
  3. Add Tabasco Sauce to taste
  4. Mix in a squirt of lemon juice.

Keep your taste-buds satisfied in festive season!

Healthy Shrimp Cocktail Recipe

Our US-registered bariatric nutritionist approved protein-packed recipe

Here is the printable recipe.

  1. Is Shrimp Healthy? Nutrition, Calories and More February 16, 2018, Brianna Elliott, RD; Healthline

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