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“This is a good basic recipe to prepare shrimp for cocktail sauce.”
READY IN:
23mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a double or triple thickness of cheesecloth, combine all the spices (first 11 ingredients).
  2. Secure the packet with a piece of string.
  3. Combine water, lemon, garlic, and spice bag together in a dutch oven.
  4. Bring the water to a boil, reduce the heat, and simmer for 3 minutes.
  5. Add shrimp and return to a boil.
  6. Boil shrimp for 3 to 5 minutes.
  7. Drain thoroughly and chill.
  8. Serve with cocktail sauce.

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