Real New Orleans Style BBQ Shrimp Recipe

"This is one of my husband’s favorite dishes. It isn’t exactly healthy, but it is fabulous. It is a common dish in Louisiana. This recipe feeds a lot of people. You can cut it in half for a family dinner."


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  • 5 pounds medium shrimp, with shells
  • 2 pounds butter
  • 1 medium sweet onion, minced
  • 8 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 stalks celery, diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons Creole seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons dried rosemary
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
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    1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Arrange the shrimp in a single layer in as many baking dishes as you need. Set aside.
    2. Melt 1/2 cup of butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion, garlic, celery, parsley, Creole seasoning and rosemary. Cook and stir for a few minutes, until onion is tender. Add the rest of the butter and cook until melted over low heat. Stir in the pepper, Worcestershire sauce and lemon juice. Pour this mixture over the shrimp so that the shrimp are completely submerged.
    3. Bake in the preheated oven until shrimp are pink, 15 to 20 minutes.

    Nutrition Facts

    Per Serving: 1148 calories;97.2 g fat;10.2 g carbohydrates;59.3 g protein;675 mg cholesterol;1606 mg sodium.Full nutrition
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