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Marinated Shrimp

Main Dishes


Fish and Seafood


7 tsp. salt
1 cup celery tops
1/2 cup pickling spices
5 pounds shrimp
1 cup finely chopped onion
1 (16-oz.) bottle zesty Italian salad dressing
5 tsp. celery seed
4 bay leaves, broken into pieces
2 tsp. salt
1 (3.25-oz.) jar capers, drained


In a large pot of boiling water, add salt, celery tops, pickling spices and shrimp. Boil 8 minutes. Do not overcook. Remove from heat. Peel and de-vein shrimp. Place shrimp in a glass 9 x 13-inch pan. In a small bowl, combine onion, salad dressing, celery seed, bay leaves, salt and capers. Pour dressing over shrimp. Cover pan and place in refrigerator 3 days, stirring at least once a day. Serve as an appetizer for a crowd or a main course. Makes 20 appetizer servings or 12 main course servings.


From “The Trinity Cookbook,” The Church of the Holy Trinity, Vicksburg

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