Texas Boiled Beer Shrimp

Texas Boiled Beer Shrimp

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"Family favorite. Serve with lemon wedges."
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10 m servings 168 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 168 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 1.3 g
  • 2%
  • Carbs:
  • 4.2g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 25.3 g
  • 51%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 230 mg
  • 77%
  • Sodium:
  • 269 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * 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.
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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.


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


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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.

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...

Simple, easy and delicious. At the recommendation of another reviewer, we also added 1 teaspoon of vinegar. The shrimp peeled very easily and tasted yummy! Will definitely use this recipe agai...

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