Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1/4 cup 59ml Crab boil - tied in cheese cloth

  2. 2 1/2 lbs 1135g / 40oz Shrimp - peeled and deveined

  3. 3/4 cup 177ml White vinegar

  4. 5 teaspoons 25ml Celery seeds

  5. 2 teaspoons 10ml Salt

  6. 1 cup 237ml Olive oil

  7. 1 cup 62g / 2 1/5oz Onion - sliced thin (large)

  8. 3 Bay leaves

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. In a kettle, bring 6 cups water with the crab boil to a boil, simmer for 5 minutes, and add shrimp.

  2. Boil for 5 minutes and drain. In a small bowl, whisk together the vinegar, celery seeds, salt, and pepper to taste.

  3. Add oil in a stream, whisking continuously until emulsified.

  4. In a deep glass dish, arrange half the shrimp in one layer, arrange half the onion slices over them, and top with bay leaves.

  5. Arrange the rest of the shrimp over the onions and sprinkle the remaining onion slices over them.

  6. Pour the dressing over all. Let marinate, covered and chilled for 24 hours.

  7. Serve shrimp, skewered on picks or with crackers.


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