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BBQ Shrimp

photo by Casey Fox
This New Orleans inspired BBQ Shrimp recipe is from Bizarre Foods host Andrew Zimmern. He says "Be sure to use shrimp with their heads on for this dish. That’s where all the flavor is!" Serve with plenty of crusty bread for soaking up all the sauce.
Categories: American, Appetizers, BBQ, Cajun, Entrees, Seafood
photo by Casey Fox
Step 1
2 lb whole —head on — shrimp, 16-20 size or larger
1 tbsp creole seasoning ( i use the one from penzey’s or tony chachere’s)
Toss shrimp with the Creole seasoning.
Step 2
1 tbsp vegetable oil
6 garlic cloves • sliced very thin
3 tbsp fresh rosemary • minced
3 tbsp hot sauce, crystal brand works best
1/3 cup beer
1 lemon • , juiced. juice reserved.
 • reserve rind also, sliced
8 tbsp cold butter
Preheat a large 14 inch heavy duty skillet over high heat.

Add the oil to the pan.

When it begins to smoke add the garlic and rosemary.

Toss well to avoid burning, but it will lightly brown quickly.

Immediately add the shrimp, tossing well.

Add the Worcestshire, hot sauce, lemon juice and rind.

Toss for a minute or so, add the beer and scrape bottom of pan to deglaze.

Add remaining Creole seasoning

Cook for 2 minutes or so until shrimp are just cooked through and liquids have reduced.

Stir in the butter, in thirds, off heat.

Season with salt and pepper.

Serve right away.


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