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Fresh Shrimp In The Shell

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  Canned beer 12 Ounce (1 Can)
  Bay leaf 1 Small
  Pickling spice 1 Teaspoon
  Fresh shrimp in shell 1 Pound (Large Sized, 16 To 20 Shrimp Per Pound)

1. In a deep 2-quart casserole with lid, combine beer, bay leaf and pickling spice. Cover and microwave at 100% (high) 3 to 4 minutes or until boiling.
2. Add shrimp. Microwave, uncovered, at 100% (high) 4 to 5 minutes or until shrimp turn pink and are becoming opaque. Stir every 1 minute. Drain immediately.
3. Serve shrimp hot in the shell with melted butter. Or peel, devein and refrigerate shrimp. Serve as an appetizer with Seafood Cocktail Sauce, page 58, or use in salads or casseroles.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 643 Calories from Fat 71

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.2%

Saturated Fat 1.5 g7.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 689.4 mg229.8%

Sodium 671.5 mg28%

Total Carbohydrates 21 g7%

Dietary Fiber 1.6 g6.4%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 94 g187%

Vitamin A 17.6% Vitamin C 15.9%

Calcium 24.4% Iron 63.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Fresh Shrimp In The Shell Recipe