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barbecue shrimp (ruth's chris copycat)

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Pamela Rappaport
The Villages, FL

My favorite thing at Ruth's Chris is the barbecue shrimp. I couldn't find a recipe that was the same to me, so I experimented until I came up with this one. Be sure to have lots of crusty French bread to soak up the sauce!

(1 rating)
yield 3 to 4
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Saute

Ingredients For barbecue shrimp (ruth's chris copycat)

  • 1 stick
    butter, room temperature
  • 1 tsp
    paprika, sweet mild
  • 1 clove
    garlic, mimced
  • 2 tsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1/8 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • dash
  • 3 lb
    raw, peeled, and de-veined shrimp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 3/4 c
    dry white wine
  • green tops from 2 scallions, chopped

How To Make barbecue shrimp (ruth's chris copycat)

  • 1
    Mix all of the compound butter ingredients. Set aside. This can be done in advance and stored in the refrigerator.
  • 2
    Heat skillet on medium high, add oil.
  • 3
    Add shrimp and cook until they start to curl and turn pink. Turn over. Remove as soon as the 2nd side is opaque/pink.
  • 4
    Add wine and reduce by half.
  • 5
    Add butter and scallions. When the butter is melted add the shrimp back in an toss.
  • 6
    Serve immediately with crusty bread to soak up the sauce.