beer shrimp boil

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Wallace Hale
from sikeston, MO

this is one of my favorites from my cookbook recipes its not my own.

serves 4
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For beer shrimp boil

  • 3
    12 ounce bottles lager beer
  • 1 c
  • 1 Tbsp
    creole seasoning
  • 1 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 1 tsp
    black peppercorns, whole
  • juice from 1 lemon, lemon halves reserved
  • 1 stick
    butter, unsalted
  • 1 1/2 lb
    large shrimp, heads on and in shells, rinsed

How To Make beer shrimp boil

  • 1
    in a large pot, bring the beer,water, creole seasoning, salt,peppercorns, and the juiced lemon halves to a boil. allow the mixture to boil, covered, ten minutes. in the meantime, melt the butter in a small saucepan and add the lemon juice. add the shrimp to the pot boiling beer, cover, and turn off heat. check the shrimp after 3 minutes for pink color throughout; with a slotted spoon, remove the shrimp and transfer them to serving bowls. add 1/3 cup boiling beer liquid to the butter and simmer 2 minutes. serve the warm shrimp with the butter dipping sauce on the side.