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

Directions

  • 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

Notes

Categories: Appetizer 
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