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Spicy Beer-Boiled Shrimp

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“The Runner-Up recipe for 1997 in the San Francisco Chronicle, from Robin Davis.”
READY IN:
15mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine the beer, pepper flakes, peppercorns and bay leaves in a large heavy saucepan. Bring to a boil, then boil for 2 minutes. Add the shrimp. Cover and cook until the shrimp are cooked through, about 5 minutes. Drain.
  2. Melt the butter. Stir in the lemon juice, black pepper and cayenne pepper.
  3. Serve the shrimp with the butter mixture, cocktail sauce and lemon wedges.

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