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Louisiana Bar-B-Que Shrimp

Growing up in Louisiana, shrimp was always our favorite.

With so many shrimp recipes to choose from, bar-b-que shrimp tops the list because it is delicious and easy to make.

Enjoy!

Servings 6 people

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 6 garlic gloves, finely minced
  • 1 lemon, freshly squeezed
  • 1 T. Italian seasoning
  • 1 T. Smoked paprika
  • 1 t. salt
  • freshly ground pepper
  • 2 lbs shrimp in the shell
  • 1 bunch parsley
  • 4 lemons, quartered

Instructions

  1. In a Dutch oven, melt the butter over low heat.

  2. Add all of the ingredients except for the shrimp. Cook over medium heat until the mixture boils. Reduce heat, simmer uncovered for 10 minutes, stirring often. Remove from heat; set aside for mixture to cool.

  3. Peel and devein shrimp.

    Add the shrimp to the sauce; stir to coat the shrimp with the sauce.

    Bake in a 375ยบ preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes, or until shrimp curl. Do not over cook!

    Garnish with parsley and quartered lemons.

  4. Serve with crusty French bread and a green salad.