What a great way to serve shrimp as an appetizer! This got rave reviews from my guests! This is from BJ's Journal April 2006.
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- 1Fill a large pot with about 2 qts. water.
- 2Crack open the beer and pour it in the pot.
- 3Add salt and squeeze in lemon juice; toss the halves in, too.
- 4Add herbs, garlic and Old Bay.
- 5Bring to a boil over medium-high heat and simmer for 5 minutes to infuse the water with the aromatics.
- 6Now reduce heat to medium-low and put shrimp in the mixture.
- 7Simmer, uncovered, for 2 to 3 minutes or until shrimp are bright pink.
- 8Drain and transfer to a bowl.
- 9Chill thoroughly, then peel.
- 10Serve with lemon wedges and coctail sauce.
- 11NOTE: I used peeled, uncooked shrimp for this and it turned out just fine.
- 12Cocktail Sauce:.
- 13Mix 1/2 cup ketchup, 1/4 cup grated fresh or prepared horseradish, 1 teaspoon minced garlic and a few drops of hot pepper sauce.
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Nutritional Facts for Shrimp Poached With Beer, Old Bay and Lemon
Serving Size: 1 (363 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 312.6
- Calories from Fat 37
- Total Fat 4.1 g
- Saturated Fat 0.7 g
- Cholesterol 345.6 mg
- Sodium 1216.3 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 16.0 g
- Dietary Fiber 2.8 g
- Sugars 0.1 g
- Protein 48.2 g
The following items or measurements are not included:
Old Bay Seasoning