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Spicy Steamed Shrimp

Rated as 4.63 out of 5 Stars

"Messy, but worth the extra napkins!"
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Ingredients

25 m servings 368
Original recipe yields 2 servings

Directions

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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.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 368 calories; 4.4 38.8 41.1 345 7350 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

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 ...

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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 ...

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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...

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

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 ...

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. ...

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...

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.

I had never fixed shrimp like this before and I'm telling you this is the way to fix em. We do not have a steamer basket so here is how we did it. I put the water in the tall pasta pot, then I...