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Shrimp with Beer


  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American

Ingredients

Shrimp

  • 3 pounds shrimp in the shell (get the large kind)
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 6 whole allspice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 6 sprigs fresh parsley
  • 2 sprigs fresh dill
  • One 12 ounce can beer

Lemon Butter Dipping Sauce

  • 1/4 pound butter
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 1 teaspoon Worscestershire sauce
  • 1 clove crushed garlic

Instructions

Shrimp

  1. Combine all ingredients above in a heavy skillet and cover. Bring to a boil. Simmer until shrimp are opaque (a minute or two) and remove from heat. Meanwhile assemble dipping sauce (recipe below).
  2. Serve in the shell, letting people peel their own and giving them individual warm damp cloths for their hands.

Lemon Butter Dipping Sauce

  1. Heat the butter until hot and bubbling.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and stir. Serve in individual containers for each person.