Poached Shrimp

Lou Kostura


This is a very quick way to make shrimp and oh so tasty. I served with some steamed green beans and my forbidden rice with a twist. The rice recipe is also posted here.


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10 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


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  • 1 lb
    jumbo shrimp (10-15 count)
  • 2 Tbsp
    old bay seasoning
  • 1 Tbsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
    ancho chili powder
  • 1 can(s)
  • 1
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  • 2 Tbsp

How to Make Poached Shrimp


  1. De vain shrimp but leave in shell
  2. Add water, beer, seasonings, and thinly sliced lemon to a deep skillet. Bring to a boil the reduce to a low simmer
  3. Add shrimp and let poach 3-5 minutes until pink
  4. Serve with lemon and melted butter. I like to add a bit of garlic to my butter ( optional)

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About Poached Shrimp

Course/Dish: Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free, Soy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtag: #shrimp

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