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Pickled Shrimp Recipe

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This recipe for Pickled Shrimp, by , is from The Geisler Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.


Added: Sunday, November 2, 2008


2 lbs Frozen Jumbo Shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/2 c Celery Leaves
3 Tbsp Mixed Pickling Spices
1 Tbsp Salt
2 c Sliced Onions
Several Bay Leaves
1 c Salad Oil
3/4 c White vinegar
3 Tbsp Capers with Juice
2 1/2 tsp celery seed
1 1/2 tsp Salt
6 Drop Tabasco Sauce
Juice of two lemons

In a large pot cover shrimp with boiling water. Add celery, pickling spices and salt. Cover and simmer 5 minutes. Drain and rinse each shrimp under cold running water. Layer shrimp, onion and bay leaves in a shallow dish. Combine remaining ingredients. Pour over shrimp, cover and chill at least 24 hours spooning the marinade over occasionally.




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