Shrimp: Barbequed Shrimp

posted by RisaG 07-28-100 7:11 PM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Barbecued Shrimp
Recipe By : Cook & Tell by Billy Tauzin
Serving Size : 10 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Seafood
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1 cup unsalted butter
1/2 cup olive oil
2 tsp. garlic -- finely minced
4 whole bay leaves -- finely crushed
2 tsp. dried rosemary leaves -- crumbled
1/2 tsp. dried basil
1/2 tsp. dried oregano -- crumbled
1/2 tsp. coarse salt
cayenne pepper -- to taste
1 tbsp. paprika
1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
1 tsp. lemon juice -- freshly squeezed
2 lb. large shrimp -- in the shell with head
crusty baguette -- for serving


Heat the oven to 450F.

In a heavy bottomed, ovenproof saucepan, melt butter and add oil, stirring to combine. Add garlic, bay leaves, rosemary, basil, oregano, salt, cayenne, paprika, pepper and lemon juice. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the sauce begins to boil. Reduce the heat to low, and simmer, stirring frequently, 7-8 minutes. Remove from heat, and let stand at room temperature for at least 30 minutes.

Add shrimp, and stir to combine. Return to heat, and cook shrimp over medium heat until the shrimp turn pink, 6-8 minutes. Transfer saucepan to oven, and bake for 8 minutes. Remove from oven, and serve immediately with crusty baguette. Serves 10 as an appetizer.

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