New Orleans Barbecue Shrimp

"Spicy, buttery and definitely calls for wearing a bib! This is from Southern Living magazing."
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  • Spread shrimp in a shallow, aluminum foil-lined broiler pan.
  • Combine butter and next 12 ingredients in a saucepan over low heat, stirring until butter melts, and pour over shrimp.
  • Cover and chill 2 hours, turning shrimp every 30 minutes.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 20 minutes; turn once.
  • Serve with bread.

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  1. Best darn spicy shrimp recipe I've ever tasted. My friend Chuck sent me this recipe and I was going to post it here at the Zaar.. only to find that someone else found this recipe worth posting... so I'll just post the picture. I served this with steaming rice and a nice French baguette. It was fantastic! I originally posted this review on Dec 15, 2002 and sent the picture in on the same day. As of today (1-30-03) the picture is still not posted.. sorry.. nothing I can do about it.
  2. Good recipe, but I found the lemon juice plus 2 lemons a little tart. Next time I would only use 1 lemon. Thanks for posting.
  3. Really Great! Never had shrimp this way but it was delicious! Can't wait to fix it again. Thank you!
  4. If I could give this recipe 10 stars I would!! This takes me back to New Orleans FOR SURE!! My DH was a little skeptical, because he does not like spicy food (he is a yankee) but even HE was liking his fingers and any juice that ran down his arm LOL!! I served them by themselves with some little French bread loaves....AWESOME!! Thank you for sharing this keeper! I did take a couple of pics, if they get the go ahead I will post them here. Thank you again!


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