Pickled Shrimp

Pickled Shrimp w/Garlic, Vinegar & Lemon Juice. Prepared at least 36 hours in advance, but can be prepared up to 2 weeks in advance

Yield: 10 servings
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  • 7 1/2 cup(s) Water
  • 2 1/2 pound(s) Shrimp Fresh, unpeeled w/Tails
  • 3 whole(s) Onions, Medium
  • ground black pepper
  • Pepper Corns Whole
  • 4 Bay Leaves
  • 2 head(s) Garlic
  • 1 cup(s) cider vingar
  • 1 tablespoon(s) Lemon Juice


  1. Bring water to boil in a large saucepan. Add the shrimp & cook until just pink, 3 - 5 minutes. Drain well & rinse in cold water to prevent further cooking.
  2. Peel & devein shrimp, leaving tails on.
  3. In large glass airtight jar(s) (about 1.5 quarts) layer shrimp & onions & top each layer w/ground black pepper, peppercorns, bay leav and a clove o garlic. Keep layering until jar is about 2/3 full.
  4. Pour vinegar & lemon juice over layers until jar is almost full. Leave space at top so you can gently shake jar to remix ingredients. Seal jar tightly & chill for a few days up to 2 weeks.
  5. Turn jar upside down to remix every other day or so.
  6. Serve Chilled as an appetizer.
  7. NOTE: For larger shrimp, larger jar(s) maybe needed. Adjust ingredients accordingly.
December 2011

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