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Marinated Shrimp with Capers Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Becky DiMino

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 1/2 cups water
2 1/2 lbs. unpeeled, medium-size fresh shrimp (I use extra large or jumbo)
1/4 cup pickling spice
1 Tbl. salt
4 (4" thick) fennel ribs with fronds
1 large purple onion,thinly sliced
8 bay leaves
1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
3/4 cup white vinegar
3 Tbl. capers,undrained
2 1/2 tsp. celery seed
1 1/2 tsp salt
2 tsp. hot sauce (optional)

Directions:
Directions:
Bring water to boil; add shrimp and next 3 ingredients. Cook 3 to 5 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink. Drain shrimp and rinse with cold water.

Peel shrimp and devein. Place in a 13x9" dish. Top with onion slices and bay leaves.
Stir together oil and next 5 ingredients;pour over shrimp mixture. Cover and chill 4-8 hours,stirring occasionally. Remove bay leaves before serving.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8-10
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
28 minutes plus 8 hours chilling.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This has become my personal go-to recipe for any special occasion (or not so special). I get really good JUMBO shrimp and add other vegetables (such as radishes, peppers, celery,).It always comes out good!

 

 

 

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