Spicy Shrimp Stock Recipe

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Kenzi Published: March 10, 2021 Modified: September 3, 2021
Spicy Shrimp Stock Recipe

How To Make Spicy Shrimp Stock

Shrimp stock is a great way to liven up your soups and pasta dishes. This recipe takes it up a notch by adding heat and earthiness from cayenne and herbs.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 15 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1lbshrimp head
  • 1lbshrimp shell
  • 1small onion
  • 1celery stalk,small inner, with leaves
  • 1bouquet garni,(3 sprigs fresh thyme, 1 small bunch Italian parsley, and 1 bay leaf, tied together with cotton string)
  • 2tspseafood seasoning,like Maryland, or New Orleans style
  • ¼tspcayenne pepper
  • 8cupscold water

Instructions

  1. Combine the shells and heads, onion, celery, bouquet garni, seasoning, cayenne, and water in a 4-quart saucepan and slowly bring to a boil over medium heat.

  2. Reduce the heat to low and gently boil for 1 hour, partially covered.

  3. Strain through a colander lined with cheesecloth into another large pot, pressing on the ingredients and shaking them gently to extract the juices.

  4. Use stock immediately or cool quickly in an ice bath. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Store up to 3 days in the refrigerator or 6 months in the freezer.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 118.17kcal
  • Fat: 1.69g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.45g
  • Trans Fat: 0.03g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.29g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.48g
  • Carbohydrates: 3.80g
  • Fiber: 0.83g
  • Sugar: 0.62g
  • Protein: 20.92g
  • Cholesterol: 190.51mg
  • Sodium: 875.04mg
  • Calcium: 124.25mg
  • Potassium: 219.92mg
  • Iron: 2.02mg
  • Vitamin A: 87.61µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.79mg
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