New Orleans-Style Shrimp

Bring home the flavors of the French Quarter with this simple dish.


4 servings (serving size: about 1 cup shrimp mixture, 2 bread slices, and 1 lemon wedge)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 10 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 239
Caloriesfromfat 18 %
Fat 4.8 g
Satfat 2.2 g
Protein 28.2 g
Carbohydrate 18.5 g
Fiber 0.5 g
Cholesterol 260 mg
Iron 4.4 mg
Sodium 953 mg
Calcium 69 mg


2 tablespoons light stick butter
3 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 tablespoons hot sauce
2 teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary
1/2 cup fat-free Caesar dressing (such as Cardini's)
3 tablespoons low-sodium Worcestershire sauce
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 1/2 pounds unpeeled medium shrimp
1/3 cup flat light beer
4 (1/4-inch-thick) slices French bread
4 lemon wedges


1. Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic, and cook 1 to 2 minutes or until tender. Add pepper and next 5 ingredients; bring to a boil.

2. Add shrimp, and cook 4 minutes. Add beer; cook 1 minute or until shrimp are done.

3. Divide shrimp and sauce evenly among 4 shallow bowls. Serve with French bread and lemon wedges.

Jennifer Cofield,

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection,

Oxmoor House

October 2006
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