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Drunk Shrimp from Richard's Seafood Patio

Photo: Oxmoor House
Yield Makes 3 to 4 appetizer servings
If you choose to use shrimp with the heads on, use 1 1/2 pounds.


  • 2 (12-oz.) bottles beer
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons dried crushed red pepper
  • 1 pound unpeeled, large raw shrimp (31/40 count)

How to Make It

  1. Bring first 3 ingredients to a boil in a large saucepan; add shrimp, and return to a boil. Cook 2 minutes; remove from heat, and strain.

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