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Boiled Shrimp

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This boiled shrimp recipe is a simple yet flavorful recipe prepared with fresh shrimps. Cooked in water with bay leaves, onions, celery leaves and lemon for flavor, the boiled is quite saviry too. Served as a side with garlic butter as garnish with rice, this boiled shrimp recipe is homely and satisfying.
  Water 2 Quart
  Worcestershire sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Hot sauce 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Peppercorns 10
  Lemon 1⁄2 , sliced
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Bay leaves 2
  Onion 1 Small, halved
  Celery stalk with leaves 1
  Shrimp 3 Pound (medium sized fresh)

Bring water to boil in kettle.
Add all ingrediei except shrimp; boil 10 minutes.
Add shrimp; bring to slow boil.
Cook, stirring occasionally, 5 min utes; remove from heat.
Cover; let stand 15 min utes.
Drain in colander; cool.
Peel; devein.
Use in recipes as instructed when boiled shrimp are needed.
Boiled Shrimp can be served with hot garlic butter, a remoulade sauce or other seafood sauces, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1525 Calories from Fat 216

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g36.9%

Saturated Fat 4.6 g22.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2068.3 mg689.4%

Sodium 2613.7 mg108.9%

Total Carbohydrates 33 g11.1%

Dietary Fiber 4.6 g18.5%

Sugars 7.5 g

Protein 279 g557.1%

Vitamin A 55.8% Vitamin C 104.8%

Calcium 80.3% Iron 194.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Boiled Shrimp Recipe