Bubba's Shrimp Boil

Here's a pot of shrimp, you'll eagerly dig into. Seasoned with onions, garlic, jalapeno and whole spices, this is not only a tasty entree but a satisfying meal.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds large shrimp in shells
  • 4 large garlic cloves
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 lemon, halved
  • 1/4 cup pickled jalapeno slices
  • 2 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 2 bay leaves, crumbled
  • 2 teaspoons coriander seeds
  • 2 teaspoons mustard seeds
  • 2 teaspoons black peppercorns
  • 1 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper sauce
  • Lemon wedges, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Make a slit through shell down center of each curved side of shrimp to the tail. Remove vein. Refrigerate shrimp in bowl.
  2. Meanwhile, bring 2 quarts water and remaining ingredients (except lemon wedges) to boil in large pot over medium-high heat. Boil 20 minutes.
  3. Add shrimp; return to boil and remove from heat. Cover and let stand 5 minutes.
  4. Drain shrimp in large colander; discard liquid.
  5. Serve with lemon wedges.

Makes 4 servings.

Per serving: Calories 155; Total Fat 2.5 g; Saturated Fat .5 g; Cholesterol 210 mg; Sodium 797 mg; Carbohydrates 4 g; Protein 29 g; Calcium 92 mg

Posted by FootsieBear at Recipe Goldmine June 2, 2001

Source: lhj.com