The simmering liquid is packed with flavor, which transfers nicely to the shrimp.

Mena and Henry Morgan, Fairhope, Alabama
Recipe by Southern Living June 2015

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Credit: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham

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hands-on:
15 mins
total:
55 mins
Yield:
Makes 6 to 8 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring first 10 ingredients and 4 qt. water to a boil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and simmer 20 minutes.

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  • Add shrimp to Dutch oven. Increase heat to high, and return to a simmer. Add Spanish olives. Remove from heat, and cover with a tight-fitting lid. Let stand 5 minutes.

  • Drain shrimp and olives, discarding remaining solids. Place shrimp-and-olive mixture in a jelly-roll pan, and sprinkle with Shrimp Spice Mix. Serve immediately with cocktail sauces and lemon wedges, or chill 15 to 20 minutes or until cold.

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