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Shrimp with beer Recipe

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This recipe for Shrimp with beer, by , is from The CBPO Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Judy Brauning; rural carrier (now retired)
Added: Sunday, March 16, 2008


1 bottle beer
2 tsp. salt
3 lemons halved
3 bay leaves
1 handful fresh thyme sprigs
1 head of garlic, split horizontally
1 T. old bay seasoning
2 lbs jumbo shrimp

Fill a large pot with about 2 qts. water.
Add beer, salt, squeeze in lemon juice, the rest of the lemon, herbs, garlic and old bay.
Bring to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes
Reduce heat to med-low and put in shrimp
Simmer, uncovered for 2-3 minutes until shrimp are bright pink.
Chill and peel
Serve with Cocktail sauce




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