How to Pickle Shrimp

Pickling shrimp allows you to preserve it for a later day and brings in a great, unexpected taste.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds shrimp, shelled
  • 3 tablespoons pickling spices
  • Enough water to cover
    • This amount of shrimp serves 6-8

Steps

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    Mix the shrimp and spices in a saucepan.
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    Cover with water.
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    Bring to a boil and then reduce the heat and simmer, covered for about 5 minutes.
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    Drain and then chill.
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    If desired, garnish with onion rings (not the deep fried kind) and chopped parsley.

Tips

  • Use them in a salad
  • Use them as an appetizer

Sources and Citations

  • From Volume 1, Best of VIRTUE Cookbook, Everyday Spice. Published in 1980

Article Info

Categories: Food Preservation Techniques | Prawns and Shrimp