Need help with Cocktail Sauce ASAP!
I'm going to say a half cup of sauce per pound of shrimp . . . so 15 cups of sauce. Personally I'd want to be sure to have generous sauce, so would round it up to 16 cups which is a gallon. I think SaltyRaisins and I are in the same ballpark. Not sure how much sauce weighs, co can't compute corneygirl's recommendation in pounds.
Let's say you're using 15-20 count shrimp per pound (on the larger side of medium), x30 is around 600 shrimp...at about one teaspoon of sauce per dip...comes out to about...3.13 quarts, or 100 fluid oz. Just imagining these amounts to see if this feels right... A large supermarket yogurt container holds 27 fluid ounces, so about four of those for 600 shrimp...seems about right...perhaps one too many (a lot of horseradish to waste).
ANSWER(drumroll)...................3-4 large (27oz.) yogurt containers
Hope there are no hot tears shed over my silly calculation if Lil' Cousin Timmy doesn't get to dip his shrimp....