Outerbanks Pepper Spicy Shrimp Boil

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 5 mins

We concocted this recipe after eating Dirty Dick's Crabhouse "spiced Shrimp" in Avon, NC. It's not really Spicy although the name may lend one to think so. It packs a whop of flavor though!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring water and beer to a boil.
  2. Add shrimp.
  3. Dose liberally with all herbs and spices. Adding more or less to taste.
  4. Let shrimp cook 3-5 minutes until pink.
  5. Serve with clarified butter/ ghee andcocktail sauce.


Most Helpful

This was fantastic. I have always steamed shrimp and I recently came back from the outer banks. I have eaten at dirty Dicks an pops in Avon. Always wondered how they got it so tasty and not dry or mushy. I would do this again and the wife agrees.

Jason R. October 28, 2016

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