Make Ahead

Peel and Eat Shrimp

December  4, 2022
1 Ratings
Photo by Felice Kaufman
  • Prep time 2 minutes
  • Cook time 2 minutes
  • Serves 4
Author Notes

Peel and Eat Shrimp is a great shrimp appetizer, especially when you have fresh Key West pink shrimp! Everyone loves boiled shrimp and this make-ahead dish is so easy to make, it's going to become your new favorite.

Felice Key West

What You'll Need
  • 1 pound medium shrimp
  • 1.5 tablespoons seafood seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 3 lemons
  • 3 garlic cloves, smashed
  1. Fill a big pot with water. Add 1 tablespoon seafood seasoning, apple cider vinegar, a few smashed garlic cloves, and squeeze in the juice of one lemon; throw the lemon in the pot. Bring the water to a boil.
  2. When the water is boiling, add the shrimp. Bring water back to a boil and cook about 2 minutes or until the shrimp are white and no longer translucent.
  3. Drain the shrimp, discard the garlic, and place in a covered bowl in the refrigerator to cool.
  4. When cool, place in a serving bowl. Dust with a teaspoon of the seasoning. Serve with lemon wedges and cocktail sauce.
  5. Serve hot or chill until ready to serve.

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