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Pickled Shrimp

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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.
Ingredients
  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
Directions

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

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Chilling
Ingredient: 
Shrimp

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