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Shrimp Cocktail


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Ingredients

1 1/2 pounds of shrimp (25 count)
1/8 heaping cup of salt
1/4 C sugar
1 C water
2 C ice
Old bay
Olive oil


Place metal bowl or cookie sheet in freezer (to cool hot shrimp after cooking)


Dissolve sugar and salt in water


Add ice to cool


Add shell on deveined shrimp to brine


refrigerate for 20 minutes


Preheat foil lined broiler pan for 5 minutes on high broil


Rinse and dry shrimp


Add 1-2 T olive oil to large bowl, add shrimp and sprinkle with Old Bay.


Toss and add more Old Bay until desired seasoning amount is added


Add shrimp in a single layer to broiler pan


Broil for 2 minutes, turn shrimp with tongs


Broil for additional minute


Transfer to cold cookie sheet or bowl


Leave in freezer for 5-15 minutes


Do not leave in freezer for more than 15 minutes or freezing may occur


Pairs Well With


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