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A small boil filled with spicy garlic dipping sauce with three boiled shrimp hanging over the edge.

Boiled Shrimp & Spicy Garlic Dipping Sauce

Arlene Mobley - Flour On My Face
Boiled Florida Pink Shrimp is the best shrimp you will ever taste. I love Boiled Shrimp and Spicy Garlic Dipping Sauce. It is the best way to eat boil and peel shrimp!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 13 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 2 servings
Calories 583 kcal


Boiled Shrimp

  • 1 ½ pounds uncooked fresh or frozen shrimp
  • 2 teaspoons Italian Seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic Salt with Parsley

Spicy Garlic Dipping Sauce

  • ¼ cup butter
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt w/ parsley
  • 1 teaspoon Louisiana hot sauce
  • ¼ cup ketchup
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To Cook the Shrimp

  • If using fresh shrimp de-head and rinse under cold water, leaving peel intact.
  • Bring a large pot of water to a full rolling boil.
  • Add the Italian seasoning and garlic salt to the water.
  • Carefully add shrimp to the pot and boil for 5-7 minutes or until shrimp are bright pink and cooked through. Do not over cook.
  • Place a large colander in the sink and pour the shrimp into the colander to drain. Do not rinse

To Make the Spicy Garlic Dipping Sauce

  • Melt the butter and the garlic salt in the microwave for about 20 seconds or until completely melted.
  • Add the ketchup and hot sauce.
  • Stir well to combine.
  • Serve immediately with boiled shrimp, stone crabs or blue crab.


Calories: 583kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 70g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 918mg | Sodium: 5497mg | Potassium: 402mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 900IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 538mg | Iron: 8mg
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