Boiled Shrimp

Spicy boiled shrimp is a delicious and simple way to enjoy fresh shrimp any time of the year. 

This recipe goes with Shrimp Salad

Yield: Makes 6 to 8 servings
Recipe from Southern Living

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Ingredients

  • 4 quarts water
  • 2 (3-ounce) packages boil-in-bag shrimp-and-crab boil
  • 1 large lemon, halved
  • 1 small onion
  • 3 tablespoons salt
  • 4 pounds unpeeled large fresh shrimp

Preparation

  1. Bring first 5 ingredients to a boil in a large Dutch oven over high heat. Cover and boil 3 to 4 minutes. Add shrimp; remove from heat. Cover and let stand 10 minutes. (Shrimp will turn pink, and shells will loosen slightly.) Drain, discarding lemon, onion, and boil bags.
  2. Note: For testing purposes only, we used Zatarain's Shrimp & Crab Boil.
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