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Boiled Shrimp

Yield 10 servings


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

How to Make It

  1. 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.

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

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

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