Texas Boiled Beer Shrimp


Family favorite. Serve with lemon wedges.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
2 pounds shrimp


  • 2 (12 fluid ounce) cans or bottles light beer

  • 2 tablespoons dry crab boil

  • 2 pounds large shrimp


  1. Bring beer with dry crab boil to a boil in a large pot. Add shrimp to boiling beer and place a cover on the pot. Bring the beer again to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook at a simmer for 5 minutes. Remove pot from heat and leave shrimp steeping in the beer another 2 to 3 minutes; drain. Serve immediately.


The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the simmering liquid. The actual amount of the liquid consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

168 Calories
1g Fat
4g Carbs
25g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 168
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Cholesterol 230mg 77%
Sodium 269mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 2%
Protein 25g
Vitamin C 3mg 13%
Calcium 51mg 4%
Iron 4mg 21%
Potassium 247mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.