New Orleans Style BBQ Shrimp

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cheryl clark

By
@shoileygal

Shrimp isn't grilled or in traditional BBQ sauce, but that's what they call it in New Orleans and it is SOOO good!

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These shrimp are a classic New Orleans tradition and they're fantastic. The buttery sauce is full of spices. It's slightly tangy from the fresh lemons infused in the baking process. Soaking up the flavorful sauce with French bread is so tasty. Easy to make, the shrimp are baked to perfection. This shrimp recipe does not disappoint. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 5 votes

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Serves:
4
Prep:
35 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    unsalted butter (2 sticks)
  • 1/2 c
    olive oil
  • 1/4 clove
    garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp
    cayenne pepper, or to taste
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried rosemary
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried oregano
  • dash(es)
    frank's or crystal's hot sauce
  • 1
    lemon, sliced
  • 3 lb
    large shrimp in shells
  • 4 tsp
    worcestershire sauce

How to Make New Orleans Style BBQ Shrimp

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat the oven to 400F.
  2. In a large ovenproof skillet over low heat, melt the butter with the olive oil.
  3. Add the Worcestershire sauce and garlic.
  4. Add salt, black and cayenne peppers, bay leaf, thyme, rosemary, oregano, hot sauce, and lemon slices.
  5. Add the shrimp. Stir to coat well with the sauce. Place in the oven and bake.
  6. Baste with the sauce, occasionally, for 20 minutes or until the shrimp are pink and the tails are slightly curved.
  7. Remove the skillet from the oven. Remove the bay leaf from the sauce.
  8. Spoon the shrimp and sauce into bowls. Serve with crusty baguettes or hot French bread for dipping in the sauce.

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About New Orleans Style BBQ Shrimp

Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole
Collection: Mardi Gras!



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