Boiled Shrimp

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Oxmoor House


1 (3 1/2-ounce) package shrimp and crab boil
2 bay leaves
2 gallons water
5 pounds shrimp
Cocktail sauce


Combine shrimp and crab boil, bay leaves, and water in a large stock pot; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes. Add shrimp, and cook 4 minutes. (Do not boil.) Drain; rinse in cold water.

Peel and devein shrimp. Serve warm or chilled with cocktail sauce.

Note: Boiled shrimp may be peeled and deveined for use in any recipe calling for cooked shrimp.


Oxmoor House Homestyle Recipes,

Oxmoor House

January 1984
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