Dirty Shrimp in Butter-Beer Sauce

Herby, spicy shrimp with a kick, in a buttery-beer "sauce". Fast, easy and delicious, serve as an appetizer, or a dinner over rice or with lots of crusty French bread to soak up all the tasty, herbalicious sauce!

Dirty Shrimp in Butter-Beer Sauce

Servings: 4-6

  • 2 lbs shrimp, shelled and deveined
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 cup beer


  1. Saute garlic and herbs in butter until garlic is slightly browned.
  2. Add shrimp, stirring constantly, until shrimp are pink and done.
  3. Pour in beer, simmer 1 minute more, and serve!