Quick Shrimp Boil Recipe

Quick Shrimp Boil Recipe

How To Make Quick Shrimp Boil

Have a satisfying seafood dish with this delicious shrimp boil cooked in apple cider vinegar with pickling spices and bay leaves.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • 2lbsraw shrimp,frozen, extra-large or large, deveined with shells on
  • 3-4tbspapple cider vinegar
  • 3tbsppickling spices
  • 6bay leaves
  • 1-2tspsalt


  1. Fill a large pot about ⅔ full of water, and add vinegar, pickling spices, bay leaves, and salt. Bring to a boil, and boil for 5 minutes to let the seasonings sink in.

  2. Then add the shrimp (either frozen or thawed), and stir occasionally. Once the shells are bright pink, and the shrimp inside go from translucent to white, remove the shrimp with a slotted spoon.

  3. Garnish with lemon and/or melted butter, if desired. Serve immediately.


  • Calories: 98.97kcal
  • Fat: 0.62g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.12g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.10g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.18g
  • Carbohydrates: 0.39g
  • Fiber: 0.12g
  • Sugar: 0.02g
  • Protein: 22.83g
  • Cholesterol: 182.57mg
  • Sodium: 277.75mg
  • Calcium: 76.81mg
  • Potassium: 305.86mg
  • Iron: 0.80mg
  • Vitamin A: 1.39µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.21mg
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