From Chef Michael Long

Rosemary Roasted Shrimp

  • 6 each large woody rosemary sprigs. These are to be skewers so they must be long and woody.

  • 40 each large (16/20 or larger) shrimp, peeled and de-veined, shells reserved. Small shrimp do not work.

Break rosemary into 8-inch long stalks. Strip all but very tips of leaves. Chop the leaves, no stem pieces, and reserve. Pierce each shrimp slightly with the tip of a sharp knife. Thread the shrimp onto the skewers.

Zora Pale Ale Glaze

  • 1/3 cup olive oil

  • 1 red onion, fine diced

  • 4 cloves garlic, smashed and chopped

  • 2 tablespoons red pepper flakes

  • 1 cup honey

  • juice and zest of 2 lemons

  • 4 fillets anchovy, chopped very fine

  • rosemary leaves (from above)

  • 2 cups Strange Brew Zora Pale Ale

Heat oil in a pan, add onion and garlic and sweat. Add remaining ingredients and simmer 20 minutes or until reduced to a glaze.

Shrimp Oil

  • 2 cups olive oil

  • reserved shrimp shells

  • 1 cup tomato juice

  • 1 cup dry sherry

Heat oil. Add shrimp shells and simmer. Add tomato juice an sherry and simmer 30 minutes. Strain.


  • 2 heads romaine lettuce, broken into whole inner leaves

  • 8 ripe Roma or greenhouse tomatoes, sliced

Heat oven to 400 degrees. Place Shrimp Skewers in the oven and roast 8-10 minutes. Arrange lettuce and tomato on plate and place shrimp on top. Spoon glaze over shrimp and garnish with Shrimp Oil. Serves 8

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