Shrimp Cocktail
ingredients
ingredients
method
step-by-step directions

Michael's Poached Jumbo Shrimp

  • 1 cup White Wine
  • 2 tablespoons Salt
  • 10 Black Peppercorns
  • 2 tablespoons Mustard Seeds
  • 2 tablespoons Coriander Seeds
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 2 Shallots (cut in half)
  • 1 head of Garlic (sliced horizontally)
  • 1 Lemon (juiced)
  • 1 Lime (juiced)
  • 2 pounds Jumbo Shrimp (shelled; deveined; and tails on)
step-by-step directions
  • In a large dutch oven, bring about 3 quarts of water to a boil. Add the white wine, salt, peppercorns, mustard seeds, coriander, bay leaf, shallots and garlic. Squeeze in the lemon and lime.
  • Bring back to a boil and then reduce to a simmer, letting reduce for about 5 minutes. Add the shrimp and let cook one minute.
  • Take off the heat, cover and let continue cooking for another 2 minutes, or until the shrimp are opaque and pink. Remove from the liquid and put on a tray to cool in the fridge. 
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