Barbecued Shrimp


Prep time
30 minutes
Cooking time
30 minutes
Total time
1 hour


1 1⁄2 t
Worcestershire sauce
24 U
large shrimp, shelled and deveined
6 oz
Unsalted Butter
1⁄2 c
basic fish stock
1 1⁄2 t
garlic, mince
1⁄4 c
beer, room temperature
1 T
ground cayenne
1⁄2 t
dried thyme leaves
1 t
black pepper
1⁄2 t
dried rosemary leaves, crushed
1⁄2 t
crushed red pepper
1⁄8 t
dried oregano leaves
1⁄2 t


Rinse shrimp in cold water, drain, and set aside. In a small bowl, combine the seasoning mix ingredients. Combine 4 ounces of butter, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, and seasoning mix in a large skillet over high heat. When butter is melted, add the shrimp. Cook for about 2 minutes, shaking the pan gently back and forth. Add the remaining butter and fish stock. Continue cooking for another few minutes. Add the beer and cook for a minute or so longer. Remove from heat. Serve immediately in bowls with French bread for dipping or with rice.