( can be shelled, or not shelled, we preferred not)
( or margarine up to 3 tablespoons can be used)
( or chicken broth)
Old Bay Seasoning
( or any seafood seasoning)
onion, sliced very thinly
garlic clove, minced fine
course ground pepper
seafood cocktail sauce, for dipping
toothpick, for stabbing
- Mix together butter, water, (or broth), seasonings, onion, and garlic if using, and pepper, in microwave dish/casserole dish. Heat this fluid/butter for 30/60 seconds on high. Take out carefully, and add shrimp, all in one layer. Add onion and garlic if using.
- Add extra ingredients if needed/seasonings.
- Set timer for microwave for 3 minutes, and cook. Make sure to use a plastic wrap to cover dish, venting on one side for air. After 3 minutes, check to make sure the shrimp are cooked through. If not put back into oven for 30 second intervals.
- Take out shrimp and set on top of crackers, add extra seasonings, and devour.