Party Shrimp


1 pound shrimp, medium size, in shell
1 12-ounce can beer
1/2 teaspoon thyme
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
1 bayleaf
1 clove garlic, minced
1-1/2 teaspoons salt
1 tablespoon chopped parsley
1 teaspoon chopped onion


Put all the ingredients in a pot and bring to a boil, then reduce the heat immediately. Simmer 3 minutes or until the shrimp turn pink. Cool the shrimp in the liquid, then shell and devein. Chill and serve with Cocktail Sauce.

Cocktail Sauce


1/2 cup chili sauce
1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
dash Tabasco sauce


Mix together and chill before serving.

It’s the beer that makes it taste so special. Be sure not to overcook the shrimp or they’ll be tough.


Serves 4.

Preparation Method

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