This shrimp cocktail salad is a great way to enjoy the popular appetizer in a salad. This is one of those recipes that doubles as a party appetizer and when you have leftovers, it serves as a great meal.

Make this classic appetizer into a salad! Sriracha Shrimp Cocktail Salad Recipe in a bowl

Shrimp Cocktail Salad Recipe

Even as an appetizer, sriracha shrimp cocktail is a crowd pleaser, particularly if everyone loves spicy food. But take a classic shrimp cocktail recipe, add sriracha and lettuce and you can make it into a healthy lunch or dinner. Mix it up and add your favorite salad fixings like croutons, extra chopped vegetables and maybe even some cheese. Either way, you can’t go wrong if you love sriracha hot sauce and shrimp cocktail.

Different ways to make Shrimp cocktail 

We have different ways to cook this up! First of all, have you tried the air fryer? Our air fryer shrimp recipe is perfect for this salad. We also love grilling and using grilled shrimp is even better! Gosh, the flavors of of the grilled shrimp is amazing. Add it to the crunchy bed of greens and a drizzle of the cocktail sauce. What you have is a plate of goodness that will blow your mind. Give it a try.

Hope you enjoy our shrimp cocktail salad recipe! More Sriracha Recipes: Srirahca Roast Chicken with Sriracha Gravy, Sriracha Chicken Wings, Homemade Sriracha Hot Sauce

Make this classic appetizer into a salad! Srirahca Shrimp Cocktail Salad Recipe step by step toss everything together and enjoy!  Make this classic appetizer into a salad! Srirahca Shrimp Cocktail Salad Recipe in a bowl

Sriracha Shrimp Cocktail Salad Recipe

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For the Salad:

  • 5-6 cups chopped lettuce (romaine hearts or green leaf)
  • 1 large cucumber , seeded and diced

For the Shrimp Cocktail:

  • 1 pound cooked shrimp , de-viened and shells removed
  • 1/2 cup ketchup or tomato sauce (but ketchup tastes better)
  • 2 Tablespoons Sriracha or Homemade sriracha or hot sauce, or more to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon soy sauce (or use Tamari Soy Sauce for Gluten Free)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon prepared horseradish
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • black pepper to taste
  • fresh lemon slices (optional)


  • In bowl, combine ketchup, soy sauce, sriracha hot sauce, Worcestershire, horseradish, fresh lemon juice and black pepper. Stir and combine well. Refrigerate the cocktail sauce for about 30 minutes.
  • Cut the shrimp into bite sized pieces and combine with the cocktail sauce.
  • When ready to serve, toss together the lettuce, cucumbers, shrimp and cocktail sauce.
  • Serve with fresh lemon slices.

Nutrition Information per Serving

Calories: 171kcal, Carbohydrates: 13g, Protein: 25g, Fat: 2g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 286mg, Sodium: 1390mg, Potassium: 417mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 10g, Vitamin A: 656IU, Vitamin C: 16mg, Calcium: 195mg, Iron: 3mg

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