Bloody Mary Shrimp Shooters

  • Author: Dan
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x

Is it an appetizer? Is it a cocktail? It’s really a little bit of both…but whatever you want to call these Shrimp Shooters – you’re going to love them!



  • 6 large, cooked shrimp

For The Bloody Mary Shooters:

  • 3 ounces vodka
  • 5 ounces tomato juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery seed
  • 4 dashes Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • salt and pepper to taste

For the Dry Rub:

  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Limes wedges for garnish


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Season the shrimp with salt, pepper and garlic powder then toss with the olive oil. Place on a baking sheet and roast for 7-8 minutes.
  2. Add all the ingredients for the Bloody Mary shooters in a small pitcher.
  3. Mix together the ingredients for the dry rub in a small, shallow dish.
  4. Take one shot glass and wet the rim with water, then dip into the dry rub. Repeat with your remaining 5 shot glasses.
  5. Divide the shooter mix into the 6 shot glasses. Garnish with a roasted shrimp and a lime wedge.
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: No cook
  • Cuisine: American

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