Spicy Steamed Shrimp

Spicy Steamed Shrimp

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"Messy, but worth the extra napkins!"

Ingredients

25 m servings 368 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 368 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 4.4 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 38.8g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 41.1 g
  • 82%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 345 mg
  • 115%
  • Sodium:
  • 7350 mg
  • 294%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large pot, bring 1 quart of water to a boil.
  2. Place shrimp in a steamer basket and place on top of the pot; cover. Do not submerge shrimp. Remove some water if necessary. Season the shrimp with Old Bay seasoning.
  3. Steam shrimp until pink.
  4. Eat by removing shells as you go and dipping in cocktail sauce.
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THIS IS A 5 STAR RECIPE WITH SOME CHANGES YOU REALLY DO NOT NEED BUT A CUP OF WATER AND ABOUT A 1/4 CUP OF OLD BAY I PUT MY OLDBAY ON TOP OF MY SHRIMP AND THEN STEAMED ALSO I ADDED ABOUT A 1/4 ...

This is a pretty good start, however needs some improving in my opinion. The Old Bay called for is way too much - also, when steaming the shrimp, make sure to "steam" - not boil them. Use a co...

this is how to do 'em...

Hey, a Marylander here, I have to say, this is a tried and true technique. Steaming versus boiling. Great!

Really quick and easy! We did this instead of instructions on seasoning box and think it's better this way! A quick rinse under cold water gets most messy stuff off and shrimp is still spicy. ...

I hate to stray from the recipe, but 3 ounces of Old Bay is a whole small jar! I just used 3 T of the seasoning and it was still super spicy. I could really only taste the Old Bay and not the ...

Very tasty but I think my way is 5 stars instead of 4. I roast the shrimp at 400 degrees just until pink on a baking sheet with a little salt, pepper, and olive oil. Then I season as the recip...

Good! I didn't add quite as much Old Bay as recipe stated (seemed like alot). I also added a little white distilled vinegar to the water.

Here is my 5 star version. Put a ceramic plate in the refrigerator to chill. Use the largest raw shrimp you can find, ok if it is frozen; I like the 13-15 shrimp per lb. for a minimum size. Defr...