Father's Day Recipe!

As a father compassion on his children, so the LORD has compassion on those who fear him Psalm 103:13

Beer Shrimp Boil

Freshwater Scampi

Cook Time: 25 min.
Level : Easy
Yield: 4 servings


3 (12 ounce) lager beer
1 cup water
1 tablespoon shrimp boil seasoning or Creole Seasoning Mix
1 teaspoon Kosher salt
1 teaspoon balack peppercorns
1 lemon, juiced, halved reserved
1 stick unsalted butter
1 1/2 pounds large shrimp, head and shell left on, rinsed well


In a large pot, bring the water, shrimp boil seasoning, salt, peppercorns and the juice lemon halves to a boil medium heat. Allow mixture to boil covered for 10 minutes.  In the meantime, melt butter in a small sauce pan and add the lemon juice.  Add the shrimp to the pot of boiling beer, cover and turned off heat. Check shrimp after 3 minutes for a pink color throughout.  Using slotted spoon, remove the shrimp and transfer to serving bowl.

Add 1/2 cup of the beer boiling liquid to the butter and simmer for 2 minutes, and then transfer in small serving bowls.  Serve the warm shrimp with the butter dippng sauce on the side, and don't forget the empty bowl for the shrimp shells.  Enjoy!

Serving Suggestion:

Eat with french bread to sop up the yummy sauce!


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