New Orleans Barbecue Shrimp
Hands On Time: 3 hours and 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
4 pounds unpeeled large shrimp
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
1/2 cup olive oil
1/2 cup chili sauce
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 lemon, sliced
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 1/2 tablespoon liquid smoke
1 tablespoon fresh chopped parsley
2 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon Tabasco sauce
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Spread shrimp in a shallow oven-proof pan.
In a saucepan over low heat, combine butter, olive oil, chili sauce, garlic, lemon, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, liquid smoke, parsley, oregano, paprika, cayenne pepper and Tabasco. Season with salt and pepper; stir until combined. Set aside to cool.
Pour sauce over shrimp and toss to combine. Refrigerate, stirring shrimp every 30 minutes, for 3 or more hours.
Heat oven to 350 degrees. Bake shrimp for 20 to 30 minutes, turning shrimp at 10-minute intervals. Serve warm in a bowl.
About the recipe
This spicy and smokey dish, inspired by the classic flavors of New Orleans, is the perfect main dish for any gathering.
Recipe courtesy of Milton Cloutier.