Beer-Steamed Shrimp

3
1
1
Smartpoints value per serving
Total Time
12 min
Prep
5 min
Cook
7 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
These spicy, aromatic shrimp have the shells still on them. Slurp the flavor before you peel the shrimp, lick your fingers, get a napkin, and dig in again.

Ingredients

uncooked shrimp

2 pound(s), medium, shell-on, deveined, (about 30 per lb)

Cajun seasoning

2 Tbsp, or crab boil seasoning if available

beer

1 can(s), pilsner

Instructions

  1. Combine beer and 1 tablespoon seasoning blend in bottom of a large pot. Set a steamer basket in pot, cover, and bring to a boil over high heat.
  2. Meanwhile, toss shrimp with remaining 1 tablespoon seasoning blend in a large bowl. Pour into steamer basket. Cover pot again, reduce heat to medium, and steam for 7 minutes, until shrimp are pink and firm. Transfer shrimp from steamer to a large serving bowl; discard steaming liquid in pot.

Notes

(Serving size: 1/2 lb medium shrimp)

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