- Make shrimp brine by mixing together all ingredients except shrimp in a medium pot.
Bring to simmer over medium heat.
- Place shrimp in heatproof container with lid.
- Pour hot brine over shrimp. Gently stir to completely combine and to ensure even cooking.
- Shrimp should be rare but will continue to cook as they sit in acidic liquid. Season to taste before serving.