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Poached Shrimp

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Category: Seafood

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Shrimp
  • 2 c Water
  • 1/2 ts Salt

 Directions

1. Wash shrimp. Remove legs, leaving shells intact, then devein.

2. Bring water to a boil. Add salt, then shrimp, and simmer, uncovered,
until shrimp turn bright pink (about 4 minutes). Drain, discarding liquid.

3. Let shrimp cool; then shell and devein. Serve cold, with "Dip for
Poached Shrimp" (see recipe).

NOTE: Do not overcook, or the shrimp will toughen and dry out.

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