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Doe's Broiled Shrimp

This Southern classic is from Doe's Eat Place in Greenville, Mississippi.

Southern Living MAY 2011

  • Yield: Makes 2 servings
  • Hands-on: 15 Minutes
  • Total: 15 Minutes


  • 24 unpeeled, large raw shrimp (3 1/35 count)
  • 1/4 cup roasted garlic-flavored butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 3/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon Creole seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
  • Hot cooked rice (optional)


Preheat broiler with oven rack 5 inches from heat. Peel shrimp; devein, if desired. Place shrimp in a lightly greased broiler pan. Combine melted garlic butter and next 5 ingredients, stirring well. Drizzle butter mixture over shrimp. Broil 4 to 5 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink. Serve over hot cooked rice, if desired.

Note: We tested with Land O'Lakes Roasted Garlic Butter with Oil and Tony Chachere's Original Creole Seasoning.


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