Pickled Shrimp

Serves 12


3 lbs of boiled medium shrimp, boil in heavily salted water
2 medium onion, quartered and thinly sliced
1 teaspoon celery seed
1 cup extra virgin olive oil
6 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
14 bay leaves
1 teaspoon fennel seed
1 teaspoon mustard seed
4 hot dried chili peppers
1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 teaspoon coriander seeds
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
3 tbl sugar
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
salt to taste


  1. Heat sugar until melted, add vinegar, stir to dissolve, remove from heat - cool and reserve.

  2. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and toss thoroughly,

  3. Place in glass bowl, cover tightly and refrigerate overnight for best flavor