Skip the supermarket tray. Our update to a Mad Men-era classic is the ultimate make-ahead party app, easy even with double the dips.
Peel and devein 2 pounds (21–25 count) jumbo shrimp (thaw first, if frozen), leaving tails in place. In a large bowl, combine 2 tablespoons lemon juice,
2 tablespoons olive oil and 1∕2 teaspoon kosher salt. Add shrimp; toss well. Set aside 10 minutes, tossing once or twice. Transfer shrimp to a 15x10x1-inch baking pan and spread evenly. Roast in a 400° oven until just pink and cooked through, about 5 minutes. Cool to room temperature; cover and refrigerate overnight or until well-chilled. Serve with extra lemon wedges if desired. Serves 8 to 12.
Bloody Mary Cocktail Sauce
In a small bowl, combine
1∕ 3 cup bottled chili sauce, 1∕ 3 cup ketchup,
1 tablespoon vodka,
1 tablespoon prepared horseradish, 2 teaspoons
lemon juice, 1 teaspoon
Worcestershire sauce, 1∕2 teaspoon hot sauce, 1 ∕8 teaspoon celery salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste. Chill until ready to serve.
In a small bowl, combine 1∕2 cup mayonnaise,
1∕4 cup snipped fresh chives, 1 teaspoon lemon zest, 2 teaspoons lemon juice, 1 small clove garlic
(pressed or minced),
1∕4 teaspoon sugar, and kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
to taste. Chill until ready to serve.