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New Orleans BBQ Shrimp

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Why I Love This Recipe

A good friend from New Orleans cooked this for me one night and it became my meal of choice for those decadent days.

Ingredients You'll Need

1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter
1/2 cup olive oil
4 cloves garlic, minced
4 whole bay leaves, finely crushed
2 teaspoons dried rosemary leaves, finely crushed
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1 tablespoon paprika
2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
2 pounds large shrimp, head on, in the shell
Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper
Crusty baguette, for serving


In a heavy-bottomed oven proof saucepan over medium heat, combine butter and oil

Add garlic, bay leaves, rosemary, basil, oregano, thyme, salt, red pepper, paprika and lemon juice

Cook, stirring constantly, until sauce begins to boil

Reduce to low, and simmer, stirring frequently, for 7 to 8 minutes

Add shrimp, and toss to coat

Cook shrimp, stirring, over medium heat until shrimp turns pink, about 4 minutes

Taste and adjust for seasoning with salt and pepper

Serve immediately with crusty baguette

Questions, Comments & Reviews

sounds great, I am on the look out for the shrimp truck, seriously.

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