Shrimp Steamed in Beer

Total Time
15mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
5 mins

Here is another of our favorite ways to prepare shrimp. This is great with a caeser salad, garlic bread and cold beer. Serve it with lots of napkins! We found this keeper in The Florida Cookbook by Jeanne Voltz.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Wash and drain the shrimp.
  2. In a large saute pan or Dutch oven, combine the beer, thyme, dry mustard, bay leaves, garlic, salt, freshly ground black pepper, and 1 Tablespoon each of parsley and chives.
  3. Bring to a boil, add the shrimp and cook just until the shellfish turns bright pink, about 1 minute.
  4. Remove the bay leaves and serve from the pot or transfer the shrimp to a large bowl.
  5. Make a butter dipping sauce by melting butter in a small saucepan.
  6. Into melted butter stir lime juice, 2 Tablespoons each of parsley and chives, and hot pepper sauce to taste.
  7. Peel and eat shrimp to your heart's content - dipping in the butter sauce or just plain.
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5 5

I did half the recipe for me and my BF. I used an Alexander Keith beer. I didn't do the sauce. We really loved this :) Thanks Acerast. Made for beverage tag.

5 5

Great way to prepare shrimp. Loved the flavor imparted by the beer and herbs. The parsley and chives are especially nice. Very simple and quick to make.