Shrimp Cocktail

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated November/December 2023

After weeks of testing the waters, we realized there's a better way to poach shrimp.

SERVES 8

TIME 45 minutes

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Shrimp cocktail should feel like luxury: plump, snappy, well-chilled meat with clean, oceanic sweetness. Nailing that profile is all about poaching the shrimp just right. Brining the shrimp seasoned them deeply, evenly, and quickly. Poachin...

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