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Maryland Steamed Shrimp

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Annapolis is a hotbed of history. Annapolitians call their food style "tidewater" cuisine and it's no wonder with the surrounding water. From crab cakes to Maryland Steamed Shrimp, Maryland kitchen's are not complete without Old Bay Seasoning. You don't have to be an Annapolitian to enjoy it either. Try this delicious Maryland Steamed Shrimp recipe and you'll amaze your friends and family.
  Medium shrimp 1 Pound (Shells still on)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Distilled white vinegar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Old bay seasoning 4 Tablespoon

1) In a bowl mix water, vinegar and seasoning.
2) Take water in a pot and put steamer.

3) In boiling water put shrimp in steamer.
4) Pour old bay seasoning to shrimp and mix well.
6) Close the steamer and set the timer for 2 minutes.
7) Remove the lid and stir shrimp
8) Cover the bowl again and cook it for another 2 minutes.

11) Serve Steamed Shrimp with cocktail sauce, and melted butter.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Wanna try shrimp in a steamed version, this dish is a not-to-miss affair. Take a quick interesting tour with the chef into the town of Anapolis in Maryland before learning to cook. Just a few ingredients to go with the shrimp, the shrimp dish is just right for quiet dinners!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 336 Calories from Fat 35

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g6%

Saturated Fat 0.74 g3.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 344.7 mg114.9%

Sodium 4169.8 mg173.7%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.7%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 0 g

Protein 46 g92.1%

Vitamin A 8.2% Vitamin C 7.6%

Calcium 12% Iron 30.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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