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8.16.08

Grilled Shrimp Cocktail

  • 12 to 16 oz of beer
  • 1/2 C lemon juice
  • 1/2 C Old Bay seasoning
  • 2 C water
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • 2 sticks celery, chopped
  • 1 bay leaf

Combine above ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a boil.  Remove from heat and cool completely.  Add 3 to 4 pounds EZ peel raw shrimp and let marinate for 3 to 4 hours.

Remove shrimp from marinade grill on a grill sheet until slightly white, and remove from heat.  If serving war, grab the melted butter and a lot of napkins.  If serving cold, place shrimp in freezer on a sheet pan in a single layer for about 10 to 12 minutes.

Serve with classic cocktail sauce.

 

COCKTAIL SAUCE

  • 1 C chili sauce or ketchup
  • 1/2 tsp. lemon zest
  • 7 tsp. lemon juice
  • dash of cholula hot sauce
  • 4 tsp. prepared horseradish
  • 2 to 3 dashes of Worcestershire
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