Posted by: tinkande | September 29, 2009

Steamed Old Bay Shrimp

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Summer love

When we go to the coast I almost always order steamed shrimp with Old Bay seasoning. It’s one of my favorite ways to eat shrimp and there’s just something great about peeling your shrimp on a table covered with butcher paper while listening to waves crashing against the sand.  These were a perfect end-of-summer treat. We served them with sweet and juicy corn on the cob and buttermilk biscuits.

Steamed Old Bay Shrimp

2 Tablespoons Old Bay seasoning
1/2 cup white vinegar
1/2 cup water
1 pound shrimp, in shells

In saucepan, combine first three ingredients. Bring to a boil. Add shrimp and stir gently. Cover and steam until tender, about 3-5 minutes (be careful not to over cook or the shrimp will become tough). Drain, remove shells, and serve.

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