Poached Shrimp

TOTAL TIME: 1 hr 57 min
Prep: 15 min
Inactive Prep: 1 hr 30 min
Cook: 12 min
YIELD: 4 servings
LEVEL: Easy

ingredients

  • 1/2 handful salt
  • 2 carrots, roughly chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, roughly chopped
  • 2 cups pinot grigio
  • 2 fresh bay leaves, or 1 dried
  • 6 peppercorns
  • 2 pounds jumbo shrimp, shell on
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Directions

Mix salt, carrots, celery, pinot grigio, bay leaves, and peppercorns in 2 quarts of water and bring to a simmer. Add the shrimp and just bring back to a boil. Once the water boils, cook for 60 seconds. Remove the shrimp immediately and lay out on a cookie sheet to cool to room temperature. Refrigerate until chilled, about 1 hour. Peel shrimp just before serving and serve chilled.
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