Bubba Gump's Shrimp Cocktail

         Yield: 8 Servings
Categories: Shrimp, Appetizers

6 c Water 2 tb Salt 2 Bay leaves 1 Lemon, halved 1 Stalk celery, cut into 3" - pieces 2 lb Unpeeled medium-size fresh - shrimp 4 c Shredded lettuce (optional) Bubba's Cocktail Sauce Combine first 5 ingredients in a Dutch oven. Bring to a boil; add shrimp, and cook 3 to 5 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Drain well; rinse with cold water. Chill. Peel and devein shrimp. Arrange lettuce on individual serving plates, if desired. Top with shrimp. Serve with Bubba's Cocktail Sauce. Garnish, with lemon wedges, if desired. Yield: 8 to 10 appetizer servings.