How To Cook Shrimp...
Here is a simple and easy way to cook shrimp and have them come out perfect every time. There is no timing to have
to worry about, you will just need to watch over the shrimp, so you don't over cook them.
Fresh In The Shell Raw Shrimp
This way of cooking shrimp works no matter how many pounds you are cooking or the size.
First you want to make sure that your shrimp are completely thawed. I just thaw mine in the refrigerator
over night. Make sure to rinse your shrimp under cold water real good before you cook them.
What you see below is how I cooked 3 pounds of colossal shrimp.
My total cooking time was about 15 minutes.
Next you will need about a 1/4 cup of apple cider vinegar (this helps them peel easier) and a
tablespoon of salt for each pound of shrimp you are cooking.
For every pound of shrimp you are cooking add about 4 to 6 cups of water.
Next add your raw shrimp, salt and vinegar to the water. Make sure the water covers
all the shrimp.
Place the pan of shrimp on the stove and turn your burner on high. Stir your shrimp to make sure they are not
Keep stirring occasionally, while cooking your shrimp. You know that your shrimp are about done when you start
to see them float.
These are just about 1 minute away from being taken off the stove. Since these where colossal shrimp
I went ahead and turned off the heat and let them set for about 2 minutes.
Next you need to drain your cooked shrimp in a colander and put them in a ice bath to stop the cooking.
Stir them around to get them all chilled down.
Once chilled, drain them again and your ready to serve.
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