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Recipe for Steamed Shrimps with Beer

Steamed shrimp is a simple dish yet deliciously enticing with exotic flavor and refreshing of the sea, add lemongrass stalks and steam with beers for a robust flavor yet still so quick to make.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Author Victoria


  • 1 bag tiger shrimps 12-16 oz
  • 1 Tbsp lemongrass or whole equivalent
  • ½ tsp grated ginger
  • 1 can beer

Salt & Pepper Dipping

  • 1 Tbsp salt
  • ½ tsp ground pepper
  • 1 wedge lime


  • Wash and cut away extra hard legs and shells on shrimps.
  • Shake the shrimp with ginger and lemongrass.
  • Pour in the beer can into the stockpot or steamer bottom, then add the shrimps onto the steaming rack.
  • Steam for 5 - 10 minutes or until done depending on whether the shrimps have been in the fridge/thawing condition.
  • Mix up salt and freshly ground pepper and divide it into a saucing cup.
  • Serve steam shrimps (hot or icy chill) with a lime wedge and the salt/pepper mix.