Classic recipe for cocktail sauce using only 6 whole food ingredients. Easily adjustable for mild, medium, or spicy palates. Perfect for any seafood appetizer.
Mix all ingredients in a small glass bowl.
Serve immediately with seafood cocktail of choice.
Refrigerate leftover sauce in a small glass container with a tight sealing lid.
This cocktail sauce is best made with homemade ketchup. If you use organic ketchup from the store instead, the optional cayenne pepper is recommended if you want a spicy sauce.
Use 1 tsp of horseradish for mild cocktail sauce, 2 tsp for medium, and 3 tsp for spicy.