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Lee Bros. Shrimp Boil Recipe-14241

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A shrimp boil is a spice blend that combines with water to make an instantly spicy and aromatic broth, a perfect medium for boiling all sorts of fish and shellfish. This recipe makes enough to season 4 gallons of water. Budget 1 tablespoon per 1 quart water.

Yield: Makes 1 scant cup
Prep time: 5 Minutes


  • 1 tablespoon peppercorns
  • 1 tablespoon celery seeds
  • 6 bay leaves, shredded with scissors
  • ½ cup kosher salt
  • 3 tablespoons ground cayenne pepper


Pound the peppercorns, celery seeds, and bay leaf with the salt in a mortar, in batches if necessary. Place in a small bowl and stir in the cayenne. Stored in an airtight container, it will keep for up to 2 months.

© 2006 Martens Maxwell Inc.

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

Nutritional information is based on 16 servings.

6kcal (0%)
12mg (1%)
1mg (2%)
21mcg RAE (1%)
0mg (0%)
2556mg (107%)
0g (0%)
0g (0%)
0mg (3%)

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