Shrimp in Lemon Garlic Sauce

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

From The Multi-Cultural Cuisine of Trinidad and Tobago and the Caribbean, the Naparima Girls' High School Cookbook. I borrowed the book and want to input the recipes that interest me! You can vary this recipe by substituting lemon or lime juice with 1 tbsp., prepared mustard or or 2 tsp. dry mustard.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream butter with garlic, salt and paprika.
  2. Add lime or lemon juice, hot pepper, Worcestershire sauce and parsley; blend well.
  3. Place a layer of shrimp in a greased baking dish, then spread some garlic butter and sprinkle some crumbs.
  4. Repeat layers 3 or 4 times ending with crumbs.
  5. Bake in a hot oven at 400-425 degrees F. for 15-20 minutes.
  6. Garnish with parsley and lemon or lime wedges.
Most Helpful

Used 12 LARGE shrimp and the entire recipe of coating -- VERY good !! Dh and I enjoyed this immensely and will prepare when the family arrives. Baked for 17 minutes -- will check at 15 next time. Thanks for posting, Oolala.

NurseJaney November 03, 2008

Very, very good, Oolala. But be warned, Very Very Rich!!! A little goes a long way. Still worth it, though!

Darkhunter October 27, 2007