Barbecue Shrimp are a glorious creation of Creole cuisine pairing all the right flavors to make your meal a joy to remember.  Serve as an appetizer or main course with family or when entertaining.
Barbecue Shrimp

Barbecue Shrimp
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Recipe type: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4
  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled, deveined
  • 2 Tablespoons Creole seasoning mix
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh rosemary, chopped
  • Olive oil as needed
  • 4 ounces Pilsner-style beer
  • 6 ounces Barbecue Base (recipe follows)
  • 6 ounces butter
  • 2 Tablespoons parsley, chopped
Barbecue Base
  • 1 lemon, quartered
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound shrimp shells
  • 3 Cups Louisiana-style hot sauce
  • 3 Cups Worcestershire sauce
  1. Toss shrimp with Creole mix, rosemary and 2 Tablespoons olive oil.
  2. Sear shrimp in olive oil, approximately 10 seconds each side.
  3. Remove shrimp and deglaze pan with beer. Add Barbecue Base and reduce by half.
  4. Return shrimp to pan and cook through. Remove from heat, swirl in butter and finish with parsley.
Barbecue Base
  1. Sear lemon and garlic in olive oil. Add shrimp shells; cook until caramelized. Add hot sauce and Worcestershire sauce; reduce by one-third; strain and reserve.


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