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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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- 3 lbs shrimp, in the shell
- 3 (12 ounce) bottles beer (can be flat)
- 1 teaspoon dried thyme or 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, minced
- 1 tablespoon dry mustard
- 2 bay leaves
- 2 garlic cloves, peeled and slivered
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
- 3 tablespoons parsley, minced
- 3 tablespoons chives, minced
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1/4 cup lime juice
- hot pepper sauce, to taste
- 1Wash and drain the shrimp.
- 2In 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.
- 3Bring to a boil, add the shrimp and cook just until the shellfish turns bright pink, about 1 minute.
- 4Remove the bay leaves and serve from the pot or transfer the shrimp to a large bowl.
- 5Make a butter dipping sauce by melting butter in a small saucepan.
- 6Into melted butter stir lime juice, 2 Tablespoons each of parsley and chives, and hot pepper sauce to taste.
- 7Peel and eat shrimp to your heart's content - dipping in the butter sauce or just plain.
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Nutritional Facts for Shrimp Steamed in Beer
Serving Size: 1 (440 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 702.5
- Calories from Fat 268
- Total Fat 29.8 g
- Saturated Fat 15.7 g
- Cholesterol 579.4 mg
- Sodium 1262.9 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 16.0 g
- Dietary Fiber 0.8 g
- Sugars 0.5 g
- Protein 71.8 g