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Swedish Pickled Shrimp Recipe

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This recipe for Swedish Pickled Shrimp, by , is from The Edwards - Buck Family and Friends Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

June Edwards
Added: Wednesday, January 10, 2007


2 to 21/2 lbs. fresh or frozen shrimp
1/2 c. celery tops
1/4 c. mixed pickling spices
1 tbsp. salt
2 c. sliced onions
7-8 bay leaves
11/2 c. salad oil
3/4 c. white vinegar
3 tbsp. capers with juice
21/2 tsp. celery seed
11/2 tsp. salt
drops of bottled hot pepper sauce to taste

Cover shrimp with boiling water; add celery tops, pickling spices, and salt. Cover and simmer 5 minutes. Drain; peel and devein under cold water. (I sometimes use frozen shrimp that are all shelled and deveined.)
Layer shrimp, onion and bay leaves in a shallow casserole. Combine remaining ingredients. Pour over shrimp. Cover; chill at least 24 hrs. spooning marinade over shrimp occasionally.




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