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Pickled Shrimp
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Marinated shrimp, a great party dish



  • 2 lbs (.9 kg). shrimp
  • 1 cup (225 ml) vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) red wine vinegar
  • 1 cup (225 ml) chopped celery
  • 2 tsp (10 ml). chopped green pepper
  • 2 tsp (10 ml). salt
  • 3/4 cup (175 ml) Creole Mustard
  • 1 tsp (5 ml). black pepper
  • 1 tsp (5 ml). cayenne pepper
  • 4 bay leaves or more
  • 2 onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 lemon, thinly sliced
  • Shrimp boil or pickling spices
  • Boil shrimp with shrimp boil or pickling spices.
  • Allow shrimp to cool then peel
  • Alternate shrimp, onions, celery bay leaves and lemon
  • Mix remaining ingredients and pour this sauce over shrimp
  • Refrigerate and marinate 24 hours.
  • Serve with lots of toothpicks and Ritz crackers.
The onions and celery are as good as the shrimp. I have been making this for 42 years. There are never any left overs. One of my daughter-in-laws made this recipe using 10 pounds of shrimp for a recent party. She said they went very quickly. ENJOY!!

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