Dirty Shrimp in Butter-Beer Sauce


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Why I Love This Recipe

Perfect dish to celebrate Fat Tuesday Or just because you love SHRIMP!

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Ingredients You'll Need


4 tablespoons butter
2 teaspoons garlic, minced
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 teaspoon dried thyme
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/2 teaspoon salt, to taste
1/2 teaspoon black pepper, to taste

2 lbs Shrimp, shelled and deveined

1/2 cup beer


Directions

Saute garlic and herbs in butter until garlic is slightly browned.


Add shrimp, stirring constantly, until shrimp are pink and done.


Pour in beer, simmer 1 minute more, and serve!


Questions, Comments & Reviews


I definitely enjoy spicy foods, I would most certainly start out using smaller amounts of spices, and then you can add more to your taste. The beer does help minimize some of the heat so be sure to taste it after adding to be sure the heat is still to your liking. I am more of a sop it up with bread person, but rice would make an excellent addition to this recipe. Thanks for your comments and Hope this helps! Enjoy!

Also, do you mix this with some rice as in Dirty Rice or just serve it on the side.

Sounds interesting. I will try it out before Mardi Gras, however. I note that you use both a teaspoon of cayenne and a half teaspoon of red pepper flakes. Sounds a bit hot to me. Are you sure about those proportions? My mom was cajun and always believed that you could always add some more heat to taste (e.g., some hot sauce) but you can't take it out if it is too hot. Since it is your recipe only you know. Perhaps you like it really hot?!


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