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Caribbean: Beer-Boiled Shrimp
Posted by Peggy on March 20, 2010
Recipe: Caribbean Beer-Boiled Shrimp Bahamas
2 pounds unpeeled medium or large shrimp (frozen)
24 ounces of your favorite beer, such as Kalik Bahamian beer
1 teaspoon peppercorns
2 teaspoons celery seed
2 garlic cloves, peeled
2 limes, 1 sliced and one cut into wedges
In a large pot, combine frozen shrimp, beer, peppercorns, celery seed, garlic cloves and lime. Bring to a boil. Turn off heat. Let sit in seasoned hot water, covered, 5-10 minutes or until shrimp are just cooked. Cooking time depends on size of shrimp; do not overcook.
Remove from water and allow to cool 5 minutes. Serve with lime wedges and Key Lime Mustard sauce, if desired.
Key Lime Mustard Sauce (optional)
1 cup mayonnaise
1/4-1/3 cup Dijon mustard
1/4-1/3 cup key lime juice
Combine mayonnaise, mustard and key lime juice. Season to taste with additional Dijon and lime juice, kosher salt and freshly ground pepper, if needed.
4-6 appetizer servings
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