Peel and Eat Shrimp Cocktail, boiled in a rich beer stock makes this one super flavorful shrimp cocktail! Plus a recipe for a classic cocktail sauce!
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 35minutes
Total Time 45minutes
Author Dana @ ThisSillyGirlsKitchen.com
24 -ouncebeercheapest you can find!
4 garlic clovesskins removed
1/2large onioncut in half, skin removed
1cupbaby carrotsor 1 large carrot peeled and cut in chunks
2celery stalkscut in half
1/2 cup + 2teaspoonsold bay seasoning
1.5poundslarge shrimphead off
1tablespoonprepared cream-style horseradish
Place the beer, water, garlic, onion, carrots, celery and 1/2 of the old bay seasoning in a large pot. Cover, bring to a boil. Uncover and boil for 30 minutes.
Add the shrimp to the pot and cook until the shrimp are just done 2-5 minutes. You know shrimp are ready when they slightly curl and the flesh is bright white and the shells will be pink. Drain. Discard cooking liquid and vegetables.
If serving warm, toss in the melted butter and remaining 2 teaspoons old bay. If serving cold, toss in the remaining 2 teaspoons old bay, lay shrimp out onto a sheet tray in a single layer, refrigerate for 5 hours or until temperature you desire.
Mix ingredients together until combined. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to serve.
Serve shrimp with cocktail sauce, drawn butter, and lemon wedges if desired.
Only use butter if serving warm per directions.
You can use any beer that you like, your favorite or the cheapest, it doesn't matter!
Although the cocktail sauce recipe is super simple, you can swap for bottled if you like.
Add some potatoes, sausage and corn on the cob to turn this into a shrimp boil.
This can be served warm or cold, depending on how you like your shrimp.
You can use any size shrimp, we use large just make sure it's 1.5 lbs worth.
Peel and Eat Shrimp Cocktail Recipe found on https://thissillygirlskitchen.com/peel-and-eat-shrimp-cocktail/ *All nutritional information is approximate and may not be 100% accurate. Please consult a nutritionist for more specific information.