Poached Shrimp

Author: Canadian Living

For the freshest flavour and texture, poach your own shrimp, however you can buy already cooked shrimp if you like.

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  • Portion size 20 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: December 2003

Ingredients

  • 4 cups water
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 1/2 lemon sliced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 3 parsley stalks
  • 1 tablespoon whole coriander seeds
  • 1 teaspoon peppercorns
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 lb large raw shrimp peeled and deveined

Method

In saucepan, bring 4 cups (1 L) water to boil; add onion, lemon, bay leaves, parsley, coriander seeds, peppercorns and salt. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Strain into clean saucepan; bring to boil over high heat. Add shrimp; cook until pink and opaque, 2 to 3 minutes. Drain and let cool. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate in airtight container for up to 24 hours.)

Nutritional facts <b>Per piece:</b> about

  • Sodium 38 mg
  • Protein 4 g
  • Calories 17.0
  • Total fat trace
  • Cholesterol 33 mg
  • Saturated fat 0 g
  • Total carbohydrate 0 g

%RDI

  • Iron 4.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 0.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 1.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 1.0
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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