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Old Bay Steamed Shrimp

Old Bay Steamed Shrimp is a quick and easy recipe that everyone will devour so plan on making more! 
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword Beer, Seafood, Shrimp
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 201kcal


  • 1 lbs Large Raw Shrimp 21/25 ct. or Larger
  • ½ cup Sliced White Onion
  • 12 oz Beer
  • 12 oz Water
  • 2 tbsp Pickle Juice
  • 1 tbsp Old Bay
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Pepper
  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • 1 Lemon
  • 1 tsp Tabasco Sauce


  • In a wide pan pour in Beer, water and pickle juice, toss shrimp with half the old bay then add to the pan along with sliced onion. Finally squeeze the juice of one lemon before adding to the pan with a lid.
  • Turn the heat to Medium and bring to a boil (7-10 minutes) once the pan has reached a boil remove the lid and stir for about 1-2 minutes until shrimp are fully cooked.
  • Immediately remove the shrimp and onions from the pan and place in a bowl with butter, tabasco and remaining old bay and lemon pepper. Serve along side cocktail sauce and lemon wedges.


serving size ¼ Pound


Calories: 201kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 293mg | Sodium: 1053mg | Potassium: 200mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 118IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 200mg | Iron: 3mg