Shrimp on the Campfire
Recipe type: Lunch/Dinner/Snack
Cuisine: Camp Cooking
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Serves: Lots
The beauty and deliciousness of this recipe is its simplicity. Let the natural flavor of the shrimp rule supreme. Don't over-cook or over-season this one. You'll thank us!
  • Fresh shrimp (largest you can find/afford, but at least 26-30 extra large or bigger)
  • 1 Lemon
  • Hot sauce
  • Butter
  • Bamboo skewers
  1. Skewer oysters on skewers (up to six per skewer depending on size).
  2. Cook on fire grate until underside is pink/red, turn.
  3. Cook until underside is pink.
  4. Melt butter – A LOT.
  5. Squeeze in lemon juice and add hot sauce to taste. Stir well.
  6. Peel shrimp, dip in butter, and eat.
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