- 2 pounds unpeeled, medium-size fresh shrimp
- 6 cups salted water
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 1/2 cups white vinegar
- 1 cup vegetable oil
- 1/4 cup capers, undrained
- 1/2 to 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 1/2 teaspoons celery salt
- 1 medium white or red onion, sliced and separated into rings
How to Make It
Peel shrimp, leaving tails on. Devein, if desired.
Bring 6 cups salted water to a boil; add shrimp, and cook 3 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink. Drain and rinse with cold water. Chill.
Combine sugar and next 5 ingredients in a shallow dish; add shrimp alternately with onion. Cover and chill at least 6 hours, turning often.
Drain shrimp, and discard marinade before serving.