Barbecue Shrimp

Barbecue Shrimp Recipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Amy Burke
In New Orleans, this dish is a staple on restaurant menus.

Try this side: While the shrimp are baking to perfection, you can add some frozen Texas toast to the oven. Bake 6 slices according to package directions, and use the bread to sop up the rich buttery sauce.


Makes 6 servings
Total time: 35 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 35 Minutes


1 1/2 pounds unpeeled jumbo raw shrimp (2 1/25 count)
1 large lemon, cut into wedges
1 (0.7-oz.) envelope Italian dressing mix
1/2 cup melted butter
1/2 cup loosely packed fresh flat-leaf parsley


1. Preheat oven to 425°. Place shrimp and lemon in a 13- x 9-inch baking dish. Stir together dressing mix and butter. Pour butter mixture over shrimp, stirring to coat.

2. Bake, covered, at 425° for 25 to 30 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink, stirring once.

3. Remove shrimp mixture from oven, and sprinkle with parsley.

June 2011
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