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Party Shrimp

Party Shrimp
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Yield: Serves 4.

It's the beer that makes it taste so special. Be sure not to overcook the shrimp or they'll be tough.

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  • 1 pound shrimp, medium size, in shell
  • 1 12-ounce can beer
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1 bayleaf
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 1 teaspoon chopped onion


Put all the ingredients in a pot and bring to a boil, then reduce the heat immediately. Simmer 3 minutes or until the shrimp turn pink. Cool the shrimp in the liquid, then shell and devein. Chill and serve with Cocktail Sauce.

Cocktail Sauce


  • 1/2 cup chili sauce
  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • dash Tabasco sauce


Mix together and chill before serving.
Updated Friday, July 20th, 2007

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One Response to Party Shrimp

  1. Beverly Brooks January 23, 2013 at 8:58 am #

    These shrimp are so very good. The only way I now cook Shrimp for cocktails.

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