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Friday, December 21, 2012

BBQ Shrimp


Don't think of these shrimp as being barbecued with the regular tomatoey sauce.  Rather these are saute'ed with lots of butter and garlic and herbs. Enjoy!

1 1/2 lbs. heads-on shrimp
1 T. Tony Chacheres or other Creole seasoning
juice of 1 lemon
1 T. fresh thyme
2-3 sprigs fresh rosemary
1/4 c. Worcestershire
2 sticks unsalted butter
2 T. black pepper
3 T. chopped garlic
1/8 t. cayenne
1/2 t. dried basil
1/2 t. dried oregano
1/4 c. green onions

Sprinkle seasoning over shrimp.  Melt 1 stick butter in pan.  Saute the garlic for 1 minute.

Add other spices, juice, and Worcestershire and stir to incorporate the flavors. Add shrimp and cook until heated through, approximately 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.  

Add the other stick of butter and stir it in.  Add green onions and stir it all around and savor the goodness. Serve with lots of garlic bread. 

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