Total Time
24hrs 15mins
Prep 24 hrs
Cook 15 mins

A great excuse to throw a party!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. ---To Make The Crab Boil Mix---.
  2. Add all of the ingredients to the bowl of a food processor fitted with the metal blade.
  3. Pulsing, process until the mixture forms a coarse powder.
  4. ---To Prepare The Shrimp---.
  5. In a large kettle, bring 6 cups water to a boil; add the crab boil mix.
  6. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  7. Add the shrimp and cook for 4 to 5 minutes, just until the shrimp turn pink and are translucent throughout – do not overcook or shrimp will be tough; drain well.
  8. In a small bowl, whisk together the vinegar, celery seeds, mustard, olive oil, and cayenne pepper.
  9. In a large bowl, arrange ½ of the cooked shrimp.
  10. Cover with half of the onion slices and the bay leaves.
  11. Top with another layer of shrimp and onions.
  12. Pour the dressing over the shrimp, cover, and marinate in the refrigerator for 24 hours.
  13. To serve, drain the shrimp and onions of as much oil as possible; discard the bay leaves.
  14. Place the shrimp and onions in a bowl and serve with toothpicks or cocktail sticks.