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.


☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

10 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


  • 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
  • ·
  • 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)

Printable Recipe Card

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

Show 1 Comment & Review

14 Succulent Scallop Recipes

14 Succulent Scallop Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Looking for an easy and delicious date night meal? Scallops are your answer! Check out these 14 succulent and juicy scallop recipes you’re sure to love.

12 Slurp-worthy Oyster Recipes

12 Slurp-Worthy Oyster Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Calling all oyster-lovers! If you’re a fan of slurping down some yummy oysters, why not try making some at home? Plus, some more creative ways to enjoy. Check out these...

What To Grill For Dinner Tonight Recipe

What to Grill For Dinner Tonight

Kitchen Crew

Even though the weather is the warmest of the year, I still plan to put my grill to good use. It's a seriously simple way to prepare meals and I...