Best Ever Spicy Boiled Shrimp

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by cajun chef in Louis

Adding the salt at the end makes these shrimp very easy to peel. The spice is just right, you MUST try these!!

Top Review by loof751

Terrific way to prepare shrimp!! The spice level was great and they truly were easy to peel. This will be my go-to method from now on - thanks for sharing the recipe! Made for the Best of 2013 event, recommended by rpgaymer

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. To 1 gallon of water add sliced lemon, sliced onion, bay leaves and pepper (NOT THE SALT) and boil for 10 minutes. Add the shrimp and boil 3 minutes. Remove from heat and immediately add 2 cups of ice water and salt. Let stand 5 minutes then drain. Enjoy!

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