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How to Make Pickled Shrimp

Today’s pickled shrimp recipe will revolutionize the way you flavor your shrimp without even breaking a sweat.
Prep Time7 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Inactive Time12 hrs
Total Time12 hrs 17 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Global
Keyword: how to make pickled shrimp, is pickled shrimp healthy, pickled shrimp, pickled shrimp recipe
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 153kcal
Author: Luna Regina

Ingredients

  • 9 oz peeled shrimp from 18 oz whole
  • 2 oz red onion sliced
  • 1 oz red chili sliced
  • 1 oz lemon sliced
  • 1/4 cup fresh dill
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 3 cloves garlic sliced
  • 2 tsp black peppercorns
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tbsp white sugar
  • 1/2 cup rice vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Instructions

  • Make the brine: Combine 1/2 cup water, 2 tbsp white sugar, 1/2 cup rice vinegar, and 1/4 tsp salt.
    Step 1: Prepare the brine.
  • Bring a pot of water to a boil and add 9 oz shrimp with 2 bay leaves. Cook for 1 minute then shock them in an ice water bath.
    Step 2: Boil the shrimp.
  • Add shrimp, 2 oz red onion, 2 tsp black peppercorns, 1 tsp red pepper flakes, 3 cloves of sliced garlic, 1/4 cup dill, 1 oz red chili, and 1 oz lemon into jars then pour in the brine.
    Step 3: Pack ingredients into jars.
  • Put the lids on and leave the jars at room temperature for 4 hours, then refrigerate overnight.
    Step 4: Cure the shrimp.
  • Serve and enjoy.
    Step 5: Serve and enjoy.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 153kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 0.9g | Saturated Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 206mg | Sodium: 303mg | Potassium: 459mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 499IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 112mg | Iron: 1mg