© Eva Kolenko
Active Time
25 MIN
Total Time
1 HR
Serves : 12

Serve this supertangy, creamy remoulade alongside the shrimp for dipping, or toss the shrimp in the sauce and pile onto a split croissant as they do at the Pontchartrain Hotel’s Bayou Bar in New Orleans. Slideshow: More Shrimp Appetizer Recipes

How to Make It

Step 1    

Make the pickled shrimp Fill a large pot with ice water. In a large saucepan, combine all of the ingredients except the shrimp with 2 cups of water and simmer for 10 minutes. Add the shrimp, remove from the heat and let stand for 5 minutes. Transfer the shrimp and the cooking liquid to a large bowl. Set the bowl in the ice water bath and let cool completely.

Step 2    

Make the remoulade In a medium bowl, whisk all of the ingredients and season with salt.

Step 3    

Drain, peel and devein the shrimp and arrange on a platter. Serve with the remoulade and lemon wedges.


Creole mustard is a spiced, coarse mustard. It can be found at most grocery stores and on amazon.com.

Suggested Pairing

Citrusy Muscadet: 2014 Domaine Michel Brégeon Sèvre-et-Maine Sur Lie.

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