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Beer Shrimp

You’ll love these beer shrimp even if you do not even like beer….. Great gluten-free beer shrimp, good cold or hot. This is from my sons, you’ll see what I mean. A must recipe in every kitchen. LowFODMAP🍏🍏🍏🍏

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Beer Shrimp

Great gluten-free beer shrimp, good cold or hot. This is from my sons, you'll see what I mean.
Prep Time1 minute
Active Time10 minutes
Total Time11 minutes
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: shrimp
Yield: 6 4 oz servings
Calories: 167kcal
Author: Chef Verde


  • 1 1.2 lbs shrimp in the shell preferably devained.
  • 2 bottles sorghum beer (gluten-free!!) or any beer if gluten is not problem
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • ½ tsp cayenne optional, see notes.


  • Clean, deshell and devain shrimp (can be left in shell if you prefer)
    Beer Shrimo ready to boil
  • Using a large sauce pan or kettle, combine everything EXCEPT shrimp.
  • Bring to rolling boil.
  • Reduce heat to a gentle boil and add shrimp (yeah baby!.)
    Beer shrimp cooking
  • Cook until they are pink (Floyd) and curled, 3-4 minutes.
    Beer Shrimo ready to boil
  • Drain and rinse under cold water to stop cooking.


Cayenne - AVOID if your IBD flares on this one.
These can be refrigerated and served cold if desired.
This recipe works for bonfires on the beach also.


Calories: 167kcal | Carbohydrates: 0g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 419mg | Sodium: 1679mg | Potassium: 133mg | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 60IU | Vitamin C: 8.7mg | Calcium: 241mg | Iron: 3.5mg