Voodoo Shrimp and Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Voodoo Shrimp and Garlic Mashed Potatoes
A Sprinkle of This and That Recipe


2 tsp paprika

2 tsp salt

2 tsp garlic powder

2 tsp ground pepper

1 tsp onion powder

1/2 tsp cayenne pepper

1 tsp oregano

1 tsp thyme

2 lbs raw shrimp (shelled and deveined)

1 Tbsp olive oil

1 Tbsp minced garlic

1/4 cup chopped onion

1/4 cup beer

2 tsp Worcestershire

squeeze of fresh lemon juice

garlic mashed potatoes (follow a box of mashed potatoes directions, add butter, salt and minced garlic to taste)


Mix together paprika, salt, garlic powder, pepper, onion powder, cayenne pepper, oregano and thyme.  In a large bowl, place shelled and deveined shrimp.  Toss spice mixture into the shrimp to coat.  In a large saucepan, heat 1 Tbsp olive oil. Add minced garlic and onion.  Heat for 3-4 minutes.  Add spiced shrimp and cook until pink.  Add the beer, Worcestershire and lemon juice to the shrimp.  Cook down for 5-7 minutes.  Meanwhile make your garlic mashed potatoes.  Plate the garlic mashed potatoes and top with voodoo shrimp.