You are here

Pickled Shrimp

Barbecue.Master's picture
Pickled shrimp is a homemade shrimp pickle recipe prepared with celery tops and onions. Marinated with pickling spices and chilled, the pickled shrimp is best served as a side in meals and is very savory.
  Frozen shrimp 2 1⁄2 Pound (Fresh Ones)
  Celery tops 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Mixed pickling spices 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 3 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sliced onion 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Bay leaves 8
  Pickling marinade 1

Cover the shrimp with boiling water; add celery tops, spices, and salt.
Cover and simmer 5 minutes.
Drain; cool with cold water.
Peel the shell from shrimp and devein under cold water.
Alternate shrimp and onion in shallow dish.
Add bay leaves.
Let stand at least 24 hours in Pickling Marinade: Combine 1 1/4 cups salad oil, 3/4 cup white vinegar, 2 1/2 tablespoons capers and juice, 2 1/2 teaspoons celery seed, 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, and dash Tabasco sauce.
Mix well.
Pour over shrimp.
Cover; chill.
Pickled shrimp will keep at least a week in the refrigerator.
Drain, and serve with onion rings.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

Rate It

Your rating: None
Average: 4.2 (15 votes)
Pickled Shrimp Recipe