Shrimp On Ice

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Oxmoor House


1 bunch celery, chopped
1 large onion, chopped
1/4 teaspoon ground thyme
12 bay leaves
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon red pepper
1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon salt
5 quarts water
5 pounds fresh medium shrimp
4 lemons, quartered
Fresh parsley sprigs (optional)


Combine first 8 ingredients in a stock pot; bring to a boil. Add shrimp, and return to a boil. Lower heat, and simmer 15 to 20 minutes. Drain well; rinse with cold water. Peel and devein shrimp. Serve shrimp with lemon quarters. Garnish with parsley, if desired.

Oxmoor House Homestyle Recipes,

Oxmoor House

January 1983
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