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Texas Boiled Beer Shrimp

waldapfel79

"Family favorite. Serve with lemon wedges."
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Ingredients

10 m servings 168 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings (2 pounds shrimp)

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Directions

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  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.

Footnotes

  • Nutrition:
  • 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; 1.3 g fat; 4.2 g carbohydrates; 25.3 g protein; 230 mg cholesterol; 269 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I didn't have the crab boil, so I had to substitute spices I had on hand. I used a blend of minced onion/garlic and some dried parsley and dill. I also didn't want to overcook, so as soon as the...

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did not make it , did not have to. if you want little round rubber balls cook it this way. a waste of good shrimp. shrimp should NEVER be boiled. if you want plump tender shrimp, try this method...

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did not make it , did not have to. if you want little round rubber balls cook it this way. a waste of good shrimp. shrimp should NEVER be boiled. if you want plump tender shrimp, try this method...

I didn't have the crab boil, so I had to substitute spices I had on hand. I used a blend of minced onion/garlic and some dried parsley and dill. I also didn't want to overcook, so as soon as the...

This was well received at my house. The only thing I did differently was to remove the pot from the heat as soon as it came to a boil after adding the shrimp. I didn't want to over cook the sh...

Very similar to what i do,except I add a teaspoon of vinegar to it so they peel easier,I also add a tablespoon of caraway seeds to the boil.

Honestly, Florida native with LOTS of shrimp experience. No matter WHAT you cook them in, bring liquid to a boil, turn off heat, and let shrimp sit in hot liquid about 5 or so minutes. Otherwi...

Bring the liquid to a boil, add the shrimp, and as soon as it starts to boil again, take it off the heat and drain the liquid off. NEVER let the shrimp stay in the boiling liquid any longer. ...

Ridiculously overcooked.

We call this peel 'em and eat 'em. I use Old Bay, peppercorns and bay leaf. Bring beer and spices to boil, throw shrimp in, bring to boil, turn off. Let sit for 5 minutes. I prefer them warm wit...

It was definitely right up there with the Finger Lickin good