Cajun Boiled Shrimp

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READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix spices well; store in dry place in a tightly covered container; will keep for one month.
  • Add salt and shrimp boil spice to the water and bring to a rolling boil.
  • Add the shrimp, stirring, and boil for 3 minutes or until shrimp is pink and opaque.
  • Mushy shrimp is undercooked; tough shrimp has been overcooked.
  • Drain immediately, and run under very cold tap water or chill with ice immediately to stop cooking process.
  • Refrigerate until ready to use.
  • Shrimp boiled like this can be served in the shell, as an appetizer or main dish, or it can be shelled and used in salads and other dishes.
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