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Boiled Shrimp

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Ingredients
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Directions

In saucepan combine 6 cups water, 2 tablespoons salt, 2 tablespoons vinegar, 2 bay leaves, 1 teaspoon mixed pickling spices, and 2 branches celery; bring to boiling.
Add 2 pounds fresh or frozen shrimp in shells or shelled.
Heat to boiling; reduce heat and simmer till shrimp turn pink, 1 to 3 minutes.
Drain.
If cooked in shell, peel shrimp; remove black vein.
Note: Vinegar and spices may be omitted when using shrimp for highly seasoned dishes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Interest: 
Party

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