Asian Style Pickled Shrimp Recipe

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Servings: 8

Ingredients

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  • If you'd like to serve a sauce alongside, strain 1/4 c. of the cooled pickling liquid, and whisk it with 1 c. of mayonnaise. For ease, the shrimp are left unpeeled, if you peel them before cooking, leave the tails on.
  • 2 1/4 c. water
  • 3 Tbsp. rice vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh lemongrass*
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. pickling spice
  • 1 Tbsp. salt
  • 1 tsp whole black peppercorns
  • 2 lb uncooked medium shrimp, unpeeled, rinsed
  • 1/2 c. plus 2 Tbsp. minced fresh cilantro
  • 4 sm green onions, minced (about 1/2 c.)
  • 3 Tbsp. chopped pickled ginger,* 2 Tbsp. ginger brine reserved

Directions

  1. Place first 6 ingredients in medium pot. Add in shrimp. Cover; bring to boil.
  2. Uncover and boil till shrimp are just cooked through, about 2 min. Remove from heat. Stir in 1/2 c. minced cilantro, green onions, pickled ginger, and ginger brine. Cold 1 hour. Refrigerateuncovered till cool, then cover and refrigerateat least 4 hrs and up to 1 day.
  3. Using slotted spoon, transfer shrimp to medium bowl. Sprinkle with remaining 2 Tbsp. cilantro.
  4. Serves 8
  5. *Available at Asian markets, specialty foods stores and some supermarkets.

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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 195g
Recipe makes 8 servings
Calories 128  
Calories from Fat 18 14%
Total Fat 2.04g 3%
Saturated Fat 0.39g 2%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 172mg 57%
Sodium 1045mg 44%
Potassium 254mg 7%
Total Carbs 2.63g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0.5g 2%
Sugars 0.13g 0%
Protein 23.3g 37%
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